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vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
detonation - explosion
misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal