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tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
gruesome - grisly; horrible
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows