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::: pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
::: clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
::: personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
::: alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
::: calculated - deliberately planned; likely
::: address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
::: venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
::: whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
::: wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
::: snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.