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militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval