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accomplice - partner in crime
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person