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::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
::: shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
::: repeal - revoke; annul
::: harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
::: overthrow - topple; N.
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
::: homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat