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::: intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
::: precursor - forerunner; predecessor
::: infirmity - weakness
::: vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
::: badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
::: bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
::: palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
::: clandestine - secret