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rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
tenet - doctrine; dogma
centripetal - tending toward the center
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text