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contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
impecunious - without money
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
traverse - go through or across
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event