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polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
retinue - following; attendants
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers