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::: confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
::: rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
::: optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
::: spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
::: marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
::: diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
::: maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army