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pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)