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::: battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
::: galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
::: countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
::: dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
::: draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
::: inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
::: militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
::: allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
::: buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly