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evenhanded - impartial; fair
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
regicide - murder of a king or queen
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln