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trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant