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ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
accelerate - move faster
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile