1. pretentious creating an appearance of importance or distinction
  2. dangling participle a participle (usually at the beginning of a sentence) apparently modifying a word other than the word intended: e.g., `flying across the country' in `flying across the country the Rockies came into view'
  3. opportunity a possibility from a favorable combination of circumstances
  4. equal opportunity the right to equivalent opportunities for employment regardless of race or color or sex or national origin
  5. dancing partner one of a pair of people who dance together
  6. Land of Opportunity a state in south central United States
  7. inopportuneness the quality of occurring at an inconvenient time
  8. portentous of momentous or ominous significance
  9. genus Priodontes solely the giant armadillo
  10. dangling modifier a word or phrase apparently modifying an unintended word because of its placement in a sentence: e.g., `when young' in `when young, circuses appeal to all of us'
  11. unpretentious not behaving in an artificial way to impress others; natural
  12. family Portunidae swimming crabs
  13. boiling point the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
  14. long pants trousers reaching to the foot
  15. genus Portunus type genus of the family Portunidae
  16. trading operations financial transactions at a brokerage
  17. sparring partner a boxer who spars with another boxer who is training for an important fight
  18. sleeping partner a partner (who usually provides capital) whose association with the enterprise is not public knowledge
  19. inopportune not suitable for a purpose
  20. important significant in effect or meaning