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phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
interpolate - insert between
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
bigotry - stubborn intolerance
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment