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phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
horde - crowd; swarm
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)