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phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
limpid - crystal clear
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian