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phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
credence - belief
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
execrable - very bad; detestable
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer