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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