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beseech - beg; plead with
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
sprightly - lively
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
flotsam - drifting wreckage
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk