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bookish - fond of books and reading
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
cadaver - corpse; dead human body
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)