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pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
facsimile - copy
imminent - impending; near at hand
rejuvenate - make young again
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency