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cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
belated - delayed
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off