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maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
underscore - underline; emphasize
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote