1. pretentious creating an appearance of importance or distinction
  2. intervention the act of interposing one thing between or among others
  3. contravention coming into conflict with
  4. immediate apprehension immediate intuitive awareness
  5. target practice practice in shooting at targets
  6. learned profession one of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles
  7. breech presentation delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first
  8. George Otto Trevelyan English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)
  9. prevention the act of hindering
  10. nonintervention a foreign policy of staying out of other countries' disputes
  11. direct examination (law) the initial questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness
  12. deprivation the disadvantage that results from losing something
  13. tufted gentian small blue-flowered fringed gentian of Sierra Nevada mountains
  14. Great Depression the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
  15. retarded depression a state of clinical depression in which the individual is lethargic and slow to initiate action
  16. sleep deprivation a form of psychological torture inflicted by depriving the victim of sleep
  17. retention the act of keeping something
  18. crested penguin small penguin of the Falkland Islands and New Zealand
  19. target program a fully compiled or assembled program ready to be loaded into the computer
  20. target organ (radiology) organ intended to receive the therapeutic dose of a radioactive substance