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phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
complementary - serving to complete something
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
belligerent - quarrelsome
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
cohabit - live together