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mollify - soothe an angry person
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.