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industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
mauve - pale purple
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints