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nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
aegis - shield; protection; defense
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly