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Word: battalion

Definition: army unit made up of four or more companies


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::: predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
::: herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
::: hummock - small hill; hillock
::: mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
::: vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
::: apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
::: macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
::: unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly