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scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
underlying - lying below; fundamental
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.
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
advent - arrival