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accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid