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intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
demise - death
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation