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whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
craven - cowardly
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene