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disinclination - unwillingness
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
browbeat - bully; intimidate