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embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
implement - put into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument