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militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate