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specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
approbation - approval
impart - grant a share of; make known; Ex. news to impart
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country