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pretensions
A specious allegation; a pretext.
timorous
full of apprehension, timid
carping
to find fault to a disagreeable way, complain fretfully
piety
the state of being religiously devote
Pharisee
A member of an ancient Jewish sect that emphasized strict interpretation and observance of the Mosaic law in both its oral and written form.
2. A hypocritically self-righteous person
confound
to confuse, mix-up (be mixed-up), to worsen, to cause to be ashamed.
artifice
trick, sleight of hand
virulent
Extremely infectious, malignant, or poisonous. Used of a disease or toxin.
Capable of causing disease by breaking down protective mechanisms of the host. Used of a pathogen.
Bitterly hostile or antagonistic; hateful: virulent criticism. See Synonyms at poisonous.
Intensely irritating, obnoxious, or harsh
Aperture
opening, hole
perjured
make oneself guilty of perjury by testifying falsely under oath.
propensity
inclination
tumult
uproar, commotion
opprobrium
ignominy
insolent
rude, cheeky, disrespectful
acrid
pungent, bitter, sharp, harsh
aversion
dislike, loathing, hatred
retrospective
display, show, demonstration
consecration
the act of setting aparting or declaring sacred
ample
abundant, plently
reproach
blame, criticize, reprimand
ignominy
humiliation, disgrace, embarrassment
antipathy
aversion, antagonism, opposition
pining
yearning, infatuated, obsessed, longing
sallow
yellow, sickly, pallid
Fervently
ardently, passionately, zealously, excitedly
Torpid
lazy
Rectitude
righteousness, morality, goodness
Denunciation
condemnation, criticism, accusation
censure
fault, critisize, reprimand