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pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
gnarled - twisted
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
adamant - hard; inflexible
trickster - person who cheats people
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling