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::: meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
::: simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
::: aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
::: arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
::: acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
::: esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
::: retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
::: presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
::: magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
::: tawny - brownish yellow