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::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: agog - highly excited; intensely curious
::: illicit - illegal
::: proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
::: sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
::: comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
::: superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
::: embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.