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impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric