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Word: nuance

Definition: shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction


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::: debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
::: conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
::: magniloquent - boastful; pompous
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
::: paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
::: acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
::: firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
::: impart - grant a share of; make known; Ex. news to impart