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battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
cartographer - map-maker
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame