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::: deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
::: insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
::: sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
::: pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
::: colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
::: devoid - empty; lacking
::: Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
::: burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude