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::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
::: debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
::: contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
::: deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
::: despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
::: venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: 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
::: deplete - reduce; exhaust