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curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid