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thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse