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militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
saturate - soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
onus - burden; responsibility
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious