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pretentious
used in Northanger Abbey

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acting more impressive than is deserved
  • Miss Tilney had a good figure, a pretty face, and a very agreeable countenance; and her air, though it had not all the decided pretension, the resolute stylishness of Miss Thorpe's, had more real elegance.
    Chapter 8 (52% in)

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