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protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
impair - injure; hurt; damage
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
rational - (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse