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protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
unequivocal - plain; clear; obvious