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plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
executioner - person administering capital punishment
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct