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dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship