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perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
import - significance; importance; meaning
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile