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vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
query - inquiry; question; V.
citadel - fortress
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct