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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The actions of a volunteer citizen committee in trying to enforce the laws.

Usage examples (36)
  • Actually, it features no super powers, and the vigilantism is more Home Alone than Death Wish.
  • And yet the hand wringing has started over "vigilantism".
  • Also, the very notion of "vigilantism" was being re-examined.
  • Any public intervention in the field is dismissed as "vigilantism". for more
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