1. protagonist the principal character in a work of fiction
  2. certainty the state of being certain
  3. connotation an idea that is implied or suggested
  4. Ceratopogonidae biting midges; sand flies
  5. St. Ignatius bishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110)
  6. sword knot an ornamental tassel on the hilt of a sword
  7. condescending characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance
  8. keratoconus abnormal cone-shaped protrusion of the cornea of the eye
  9. Saint Ignatius bishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110)
  10. vertiginous having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
  11. cerotic acid a white solid fatty acid found in waxes (such as beeswax)
  12. take notice observe with special attention
  13. keratoacanthoma skin tumor that grows rapidly (especially in older people) and resembles a carcinoma but does not spread; it usually disappears spontaneously, often leaving a scar
  14. hard knocks a state of misfortune or affliction
  15. Trachinotus a genus of Carangidae
  16. cytokinetic of or relating to the division of the cytoplasm of a cell following the division of the nucleus
  17. Sarda chiliensis common bonito of Pacific coast of the Americas
  18. pyrotechnics the craft of making fireworks
  19. certain established beyond doubt or question; definitely known
  20. crowd control activity of controlling a crowd