Vocab - 10/4

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insurgent

a person who revolts against civil authority or an established government; especially : a rebel not recognized as a belligerent

derision

the use of ridicule or scorn to show contempt

stupefy

astonish, astound

plume

an elongated and usually open and mobile column or band (as of smoke, exhaust gases, or blowing snow)

berm

a narrow shelf, path, or ledge typically at the top or bottom of a slope

anoint

to choose by or as if by divine election; to apply oil to (as a sacred rite esp. for consecration)

rabid

extremely violent: furious; going to extreme lengths in expressing or pursuing a feeling, interest, or opinion; infected with rabies (extremist, fanatic, revolutionary, radical)

peril

exposure to the risk of being injured, destroyed, or lost: danger

Politburo

the principal policy-making and executive committee of a Communist party

grass-roots

basic, fundamental; very foundation or source, basic level of society or an organization

outlay

to lay out money: expend

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