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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)
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
encircle - surround
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly