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proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)