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pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
baroque - highly ornate