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plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
remnant - remainder
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
benediction - blessing
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)