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Word: debutante

Definition: young woman making formal entrance into society


More Vocab Words

::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
::: benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
::: blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
::: distend - expand; swell out
::: execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
::: restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
::: intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
::: gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
::: perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference