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retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
contusion - bruise
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing