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pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story