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debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
propensity - natural inclination
avuncular - of or like an uncle
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement