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felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
botch - mismanage; blow
accord - agreement
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
skinflint - miser; stingy person