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pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
meager - scanty; inadequate
suitor - man who is courting a woman
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen