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::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
::: discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
::: curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
::: antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
::: asteroid - small planet
::: intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
::: enliven - make lively or spirited; animate
::: cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
::: pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists