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gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
tawny - brownish yellow
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant