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debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
engulf - surround and swallow up
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
deft - neat; skillful
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly