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pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
replica - copy
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
gist - essence; main point; substance
plumage - feathers of a bird;
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool