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protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.