Vocab 11

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battery

1. a beating or pounding, especially an unlawful beating, as in assault and battery 2. guns or heavy artillery. 3. A group of similar things used together.

battlement

a defense wall with alternating high and low sections (often used in plural form)

abate

to reduce in quantity or intensity; to subside; to diminish

bellicose

warlike; eager to fight.

belligerent

1. A country or persons engaged in warfare or hostile action. 2.behaving in a hostile or aggressive manner; engaged in combat.

daunt

to intimidate; to discourage or dishearten

indomitable

unconquerable

forte

a person's strong point; the thing in which a person excels

fortitude

courage in enduring pain or trouble

carte blanche

unrestricted power to act at one's discretion; unconditional permission or authority

cartel

1. an organization of firms in the same industry for the purpose of regulating production, pricing, and marketing of goods and decreasing competition by members. 2. A coalition of political or special-interest groups to achieve a common cause; a bloc

cartographer

A maker of maps or charts

pugilist

a fistfighter, especially a professional boxer

pugnacious

quarrelsome; eager for a fight

impugn

to oppose or attack as false; to seek to discredit

"to beat" "to knock"

battuo, batttuere, battui, battuum

"war"

bellum

"to tame" "to subdue"

domo, domare, domui, domitum

"strong"

fortis

"leaf of papyrus" "a writing"

khartes

"to fight"

pugno, pugnare, pugnavi, pugnatum

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