English 1 - Lesson 30

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Adversary

Opponent; enemy

Barracks

A building used to house soldiers

Bayonet

A knife that is attached to the end of a rifle

Bulwark

A strong defense; something relied upon for protection

Capture

To take by force

Circumvent

To surround and entrap by artful maneuvering

Citadel

A fortress

Infantry

A group of soldiers trained to fight on foot

Insignia

An emblem of authority, membership, or honor

Intercept

To stop or interrupt the progress or course of

Maim

To disable; to cripple

Missile

An object or weapon that is fired or projected toward a target

Retaliate

To return like for like; to get revenge

Security

Safety; freedom from danger

Sentry

One who stands guard

Subdue

To conquer; to suppress

Suppress

To forcibly put an end to; to subdue

Surveillance

Close watch or observation

Survival

The act of remaining alive

Titanic

Huge; enormous strength or poser

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