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inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
distend - expand; swell out
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
obsequy - funeral ceremony