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gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire