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debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike