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pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
sinister - evil; ominous
homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book