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consternation - great shock; dismay
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
crave - desire; want intensely
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse