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pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
illimitable - infinite; limitless
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
molecule - the smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain