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scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
adage - wise saying; proverb
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
delude - deceive
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up