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tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)