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protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
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
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict