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::: protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
::: apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
::: fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
::: visage - face; appearance
::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
::: mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
::: chaffing - bantering; joking
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes