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::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
::: motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
::: apprise - inform
::: inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
::: regicide - murder of a king or queen
::: aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell