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::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
::: accessible - easy to approach; obtainable
::: sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
::: fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
::: coiffure - hairstyle
::: maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
::: draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
::: gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game