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vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
knack - special talent; art
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
dazzle - make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder