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pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
vendor - seller
cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight