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::: pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
::: tranquillity - calmness; peace
::: debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
::: replica - copy
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
::: simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
::: credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
::: gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
::: repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work