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protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
filing - particle removed by a file
forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye