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debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
component - element; ingredient
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone