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intrepid - fearless
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower