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pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
fundamental - basic; primary; essential