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pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
swindler - cheater
florescence - condition or period of flowering
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
nutritious - providing nourishment
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society