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::: vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
::: quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
::: chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
::: saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
::: exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
::: discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
::: presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
::: ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination