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pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
mural - wall painting
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet