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phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
humdrum - dull; monotonous
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter