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prefatory - introductory; of a preface
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction