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sentinel - sentry; lookout
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
censorious - severely critical
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate