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renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
traduce - expose to slander
apprise - inform
quicksilver - mercury
miniature - small model; small painting; ADJ: small
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)