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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a vain manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • This author writes pretentiously
  • They stray too far from their area of expertise and engage in pretentiously written, self-important speculation.
  • It is simply self-indulgent and pretentiously poetic.
  • The lady tossed her head haughtily and pretentiously. for more
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