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protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation