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debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
engross - occupy fully; absorb
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
overblown - inflated; exaggerated