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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palmany of a family (Palmae synonym Arecaceae) of mostly tropical or subtropical monocotyledonous trees, shrubs, or vines with usually a simple stem and a terminal crown of large pinnate or fan-shaped leaves
invectiveinsulting or abusive language : vituperation
aloofremoved or distant either physically or emotionally
lullto cause to sleep or rest : soothe
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discrepancythe quality or state of disagreeing or being at variance
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