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battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
swindler - cheater
recline - lie down
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile