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vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound