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punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
repudiate - disown; disavow; deny
discombobulated - discomposed; confused
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence