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pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
pretext - excuse
unique - without an equal; single in kind
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.