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discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph