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Apologetics done pretentiously.

Main Entry:
pre·ten·tious Listen to the pronunciation of pretentious
Pronunciation:
\pri-ˈten(t)-shəs\
Function:
adjective
Etymology:
French prétentieux, from prétention pretension, from Medieval Latin pretention-, pretentio, from Latin praetendere
Date:
1832
1: characterized by pretension: as a: making usually unjustified or excessive claims (as of value or standing) <the pretentious fraud who assumes a love of culture that is alien to him — Richard Watts> b: expressive of affected, unwarranted, or exaggerated importance, worth, or stature <pretentious language> <pretentious houses> 2: making demands on one’s skill, ability, or means : ambitious <the pretentious daring of the Green Mountain Boys in crossing the lake — American Guide Series: Vermont>

synonyms see showy

pre·ten·tious·ly adverb
pre·ten·tious·ness noun
(MW)

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