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militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
curtail - shorten; reduce
unique - without an equal; single in kind
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
abbreviate - shorten