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Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book E Lesson 11

Lesson 11 Book E
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battery
N>>> 1. beating or pounding 2. guns or heavy artillery 3. group of similar things used together
battlement
N>>> a defence wall with alternating high and low sections (often used in plural form)
abate
V>>> to reduce in quantity or intensity; to subside; to diminsh
bellicose
ADJ>>> warlike; eager to fight
belligerent
N>>> a country or persons engaged in warfare or hostile action ADJ>>> behaving in a hostile or aggressive manner; engaged in combat
daunt
V>>> to intimidate; to discourage or dishearten
indomitable
ADJ>>> unconquerable
forte
N>>> a person's strong point; the thing in which a person excels
fortitude
N>>> courage in enduring or trouble
carte blanche
N>>> unrestricted power to act at one's discretion; unconditional permission or authority
cartel
N>>> 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
cartographer
N>>> a maker of maps or charts
pugilist
N>>> a fist fighter, especially a professional boxer
pugnacious
ADJ>>> quarrelsome; eager for a fight
impugn
V>>> to oppose or attack as false; to seek to discredit