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vig•i•lan•te



Pronunciation: (vij"u-lan'tē), [key]
n.
1. a member of a vigilance committee.
2. any person who takes the law into his or her own hands, as by avenging a crime.

adj.
done violently and summarily, without recourse to lawful procedures: vigilante justice.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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