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adjective 
  1. Marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction
Their song titles are in the context of their basic lyrics.
  1. ostentatious, Ostentatious; intended to impress others
Her dress was obviously more than comfortable.
  1. (rfv-sense) Demanding of skill or daring
The challenge was and inherently dangerous.
Etymology: From praetensus 'false or hypocritial profession' (past participle of praetendo, praetendÃ…); via Middle French pretensse "putting forth a claim"


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