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vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
credo - creed
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential