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wizardry - sorcery; magic
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
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
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)