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::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: abrogate - abolish
::: swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
::: drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation
::: paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
::: revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
::: illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
::: careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
::: academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful