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pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
saturate - soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity
impenitent - not repentant
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes