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bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel