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bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
regicide - murder of a king or queen
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
compute - reckon; calculate
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion