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nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
affluence - abundance; wealth
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
jaunt - trip; short journey
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out