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::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
::: arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
::: quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
::: mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
::: isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
::: diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
::: nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
::: metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
::: gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
::: turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)