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dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
buccaneer - pirate
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
memorialize - commemorate
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
alchemy - medieval chemistry