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pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class