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pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
gamut - entire range
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture