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::: entreat - plead; ask earnestly
::: protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
::: fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
::: metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
::: bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
::: brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
::: compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
::: crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
::: prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
::: intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy