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trickster - person who cheats people
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event