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promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
vendor - seller
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation