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inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
capricious - unpredictable; fickle
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire