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vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
domineer - rule over tyrannically
migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
primate - group of mammals including humans
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)