GRE Word List


an allegation of doubtful value : pretext

The meaning of the word pretension is an allegation of doubtful value : pretext.

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discrepancythe quality or state of disagreeing or being at variance
ambrosiathe food of the Greek and Roman gods
spoilsportone who spoils the sport or pleasure of others
piqueto excite or arouse especially by a provocation, challenge, or rebuff
charydiscreetly cautious: such as
precludeto make impossible by necessary consequence : rule out in advance
nauseaa stomach distress with distaste for food and an urge to vomit
invalidateto make invalid
drasticacting rapidly or violently
coupa sudden decisive exercise of force in politics and especially the violent overthrow or alteration of an existing government by a small group : coup d'รฉtat