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stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
judicious - sound on judgment; wise
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances