airs / heirs

airs / heirs
   Airs refers to snobbish and artificial behavior: Portia Radclyffe put on airs at the fine dinner party just because she had a few diamonds dangling from her neck.
   Heirs are people who, because they are family, will inherit an estate or title: Portia was the heir to her mother's diamonds.

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