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acting more impressive than is deserved
  • Since I'd been with her, I noticed I'd started to talk differently, pretentious and prettified, like the characters in the books she loved, or like Will.
    Part 5 – Time Lapses, Autumn and Winter (55% in)
pretentious = attempting to act more impressive than is deserved
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