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feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
contaminate - pollute
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
domineer - rule over tyrannically
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone