1. pretentious creating an appearance of importance or distinction
  2. pedantic marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning
  3. antecedent a preceding occurrence or cause or event
  4. antioxidant substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
  5. Mid-Atlantic states a region of the eastern United States comprising New York and New Jersey and Pennsylvania and Delaware and Maryland
  6. table of contents a list of divisions and the pages on which they start
  7. contentious showing an inclination to disagree
  8. family Antedonidae feather stars
  9. variable quantity a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
  10. family Plantaginaceae cosmopolitan family of small herbs and a few shrubs
  11. redundant more than is needed, desired, or required
  12. valuableness the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
  13. double entendre a word or phrase with two meanings, one of which is indecent
  14. carbon dioxide a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis
  15. context the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation
  16. valuation account a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets
  17. Davallia pyxidata a hare's-foot fern of the genus Davallia
  18. Hubble constant (cosmology) the ratio of the speed of recession of a galaxy (due to the expansion of the universe) to its distance from the observer; the Hubble constant is not actually a constant, but is regarded as measuring the expansion rate today
  19. Plantaginales coextensive with the family Plantaginaceae
  20. sibilant consonant a consonant characterized by a hissing sound (like s or sh)