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pretentious
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • His first wife, who was of a humble family, left a daughter as unpretentious as herself.

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  • Some people think she’s pretentious, but I admire her ambition.
  • a pretentious, self-important bureaucrat who forgets that it is her job is to serve the public

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