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::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
::: grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
::: hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
::: larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
::: jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
::: paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
::: taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
::: penitent - repentant; N.
::: disparage - belittle