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::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
::: perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
::: serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
::: institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
::: outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
::: disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
::: headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
::: parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
::: retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize