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propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
concordat - formal agreement
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
emanate - issue forth; come out