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feign - pretend
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
extol - praise very highly; glorify
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
impair - injure; hurt; damage
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
cohere - stick together