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relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
edify - instruct; correct morally