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battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
monochromatic - having only one color
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties