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pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
simulate - feign; imitate
colossal - huge
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes