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poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
patrimony - property inherited from a father
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
arsenal - storage place for military equipment
cadet - student at a military school
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech