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vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
aloft - upward; high up in the air
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
chaotic - in utter disorder
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument