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pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles
decelerate - slow down
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
abeyance - suspended action
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil