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prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
viand - food; CF. live
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver