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default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke: