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cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.