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tertiary - third in order or rank
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
condiments - seasonings; spices
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate