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zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
distrait - absentminded; distracted
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
overthrow - topple; N.
statute - law enacted by the legislature
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race