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::: vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
::: xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
::: statute - law enacted by the legislature
::: infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
::: protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
::: forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
::: sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
::: inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
::: corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)