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vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire