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humiliating

  • adjective satellite causing awareness of your shortcomings
    humbling; mortifying; demeaning.
    • golf is a humbling game
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humble; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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tiamat

  • noun (Akkadian) mother of the gods and consort of Apsu

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permittance

The act of permitting; allowance; permission; leave. Milton.

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licinius

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ignominious

  • adjective satellite (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    opprobrious; shameful; inglorious; black; disgraceful.
    • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson
    • an ignominious retreat
    • inglorious defeat
    • an opprobrious monument to human greed
    • a shameful display of cowardice

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hasdrubal

  • noun general who commanded a Carthaginian army in Spain; joined his brother Hannibal in Italy and was killed by the Romans at the battle of Metaurus River (died 207 BC)

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inevitableness

  • noun the quality of being unavoidable
    inevitability.

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grendel

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octavian

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus; Gaius Octavianus; Augustus.

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odoacer

  • noun Germanic barbarian leader who ended the Western Roman Empire in 476 and became the first barbarian ruler of Italy (434-493)
    Odovakar; Odovacar.

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boru

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mithridate

(Med.) An antidote against poison, or a composition in form of an electuary, supposed to serve either as a remedy or a preservative against poison; an alexipharmic; -- so called from King Mithridates, its reputed inventor.
[Love is] a drop of the true elixir; no mithridate so effectual against the infection of vice. Southey.

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inflict

  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; impose; visit.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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crushing

  • noun forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority
    stifling; quelling; suppression.
    • the suppression of heresy
    • the quelling of the rebellion
    • the stifling of all dissent
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; suppress; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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goliath

  • noun someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
    giant; colossus; monster; behemoth.
  • noun (Old Testament) a giant Philistine warrior who was slain by David with a slingshot

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truman

  • noun elected vice president in Roosevelt's 4th term; became 33rd President of the United States on Roosevelt's death in 1945 and was elected President in 1948; authorized the use of atomic bombs against Japan (1884-1972)
    Harry Truman; President Truman; Harry S Truman.

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heartbreaking

  • adjective satellite causing or marked by grief or anguish
    grievous; heartrending.
    • a grievous loss
    • a grievous cry
    • her sigh was heartbreaking
    • the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter

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factionalism

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handily

  • adverb in a convenient manner
    conveniently.
    • the switch was conveniently located
  • adverb with no difficulty
    hands down.
    • she beat him handily

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spartacus

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resounding

  • adjective satellite characterized by resonance
    resonant; resonating; reverberating; reverberative.
    • a resonant voice
    • hear the rolling thunder
  • verb ring or echo with sound
    reverberate; ring; echo; resound.
    • the hall resounded with laughter

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pompey

  • noun Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
    Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus; Pompey the Great.
  • noun a port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base
    Portsmouth.

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nevsky

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saladin

  • noun sultan of Syria and Egypt; reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187 but was defeated by Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191 (1137-1193)
    Salah-ad-Din Yusuf ibn-Ayyub.

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marduk

  • noun the chief Babylonian god; his consort was Sarpanitu
    Baal Merodach; Merodach; Bel-Merodach.

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darius

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handed

  • adjective having or involving the use of hands
    • a handed, tree-living animal
    • a four-handed card game
  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass; pass on.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

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austrian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Austria
  • adjective of or relating to Austria or its people or culture
    • Austrian music

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singlehandedly

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turnus

(Zoöl.) A common, large, handsome, American swallowtail butterfly, now regarded as one of the forms of Papilio, ∨ Jasoniades, glaucus. The wings are yellow, margined and barred with black, and with an orange-red spot near the posterior angle of the hind wings. Called also tiger swallowtail. See Illust. under Swallowtail.

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catastrophic

  • adjective satellite extremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin
    ruinous.
    • a catastrophic depression
    • catastrophic illness
    • a ruinous course of action

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suffer

  • verb undergo or be subjected to
    endure.
    • He suffered the penalty
    • Many saints suffered martyrdom
  • verb undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    sustain; have; get.
    • She suffered a fracture in the accident
    • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
    • She got a bruise on her leg
    • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

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stinging

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    sting.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • verb cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
    bite; burn; sting.
    • The sun burned his face

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hannibal

  • noun general who commanded the Carthaginian army in the second Punic War; crossed the Alps and defeated the Romans but was recalled to defend Carthage and was defeated (247-182 BC)
  • noun a town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River; boyhood home of Mark Twain

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calamitous

  • adjective satellite (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
    fatal; disastrous; black; fateful.
    • the stock market crashed on Black Friday
    • a calamitous defeat
    • the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign
    • such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin
    • it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur
    • a fateful error

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hotspur

  • noun a rash or impetuous person
  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Percy; Sir Henry Percy; Harry Hotspur.

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disastrous

  • adjective satellite (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
    fatal; calamitous; black; fateful.
    • the stock market crashed on Black Friday
    • a calamitous defeat
    • the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign
    • such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin
    • it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur
    • a fateful error

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equity

  • noun the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it
  • noun the ownership interest of shareholders in a corporation

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babur

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antony

  • noun Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
    Marcus Antonius; Mark Antony; Antonius; Anthony; Mark Anthony.

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lopsided

  • adjective satellite having one side lower or smaller or lighter than the other
  • adjective satellite turned or twisted toward one side
    skew-whiff; wonky; askew; cockeyed; awry.
    • a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton
    • his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff

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magyar

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Hungary
    Hungarian.
  • noun the official language of Hungary (also spoken in Rumania); belongs to the Ugric family of languages
    Hungarian.

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shattering

  • noun the act of breaking something into small pieces
    smashing.
  • verb break into many pieces
    shatter.
    • The wine glass shattered

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royalist

  • noun an advocate of the principles of monarchy
    monarchist.
  • noun a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War
    Cavalier.

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demoralizing

  • adjective satellite destructive of morale and self-reliance
    demoralising; disheartening; dispiriting.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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adlai

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stunning

  • adjective satellite commanding attention
    arresting; sensational.
    • an arresting drawing of people turning into animals
    • a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten
    • a stunning performance
  • verb make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
    stun; stupefy.
    • stun fish

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montcalm

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electoral

  • adjective of or relating to elections
    • electoral process
  • adjective satellite relating to or composed of electors
    • electoral college

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devastating

  • adjective satellite making light of
    withering; annihilating.
    • afire with annihilating invective
    • a devastating portrait of human folly
    • to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"- W.S.Gilbert
  • verb cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
    desolate; devastate; scourge; lay waste to; ravage; waste.
    • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion

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ottoman

  • noun a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)
    Osmanli; Ottoman Turk.
  • noun the Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its dissolution after World War I
    Ottoman dynasty.

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satan

The grand adversary of man; The Devil, or Prince of darkness; the chief of the fallen angels; the archfiend.
I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. Luke x. 18.

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tamerlane

  • noun Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
    Timur Lenk; Tamburlaine; Timur.

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prussian

  • noun a German inhabitant of Prussia
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Prussia or its inhabitants
    • Prussian officers
    • Prussian aristocracy

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croesus

A king of Lydia who flourished in the 6th century b. c., and was renowned for his vast wealth; hence, a common appellation for a very rich man; as, he is veritable Croesus.

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disheartening

  • adjective satellite destructive of morale and self-reliance
    demoralizing; demoralising; dispiriting.
  • verb take away the enthusiasm of
    put off; dishearten.

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alaric

  • noun king of the Visigoths who captured Rome in 410 (370-410)

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embarrassing

  • adjective satellite hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
    unenviable; awkward; sticky.
    • awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion
    • an awkward pause followed his remark
    • a sticky question
    • in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign
  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    embarrass; abash.

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boadicea

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successive

  • adjective satellite in regular succession without gaps
    consecutive; serial; sequential; sequent.
    • serial concerts

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shylock

  • noun someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest
    moneylender; loan shark; usurer.
  • noun a merciless usurer in a play by Shakespeare

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clovis

  • noun king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
    Clovis I.

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antigonus

  • noun a general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC)
    Monophthalmos; Antigonus Cyclops.

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battlefield

  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battleground; field; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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persian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Iran
    Irani; Iranian.
    • the majority of Irani are Persian Shiite Muslims
  • noun the language of Persia (Iran) in any of its ancient forms
    Farsi.

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inflict

  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; impose; visit.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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unerringly

  • adverb without making errors
    • he unerringly fixed things for us

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byzantine

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire
  • adjective of or relating to the Eastern Orthodox Church or the rites performed in it
    • Byzantine monks
    • Byzantine rites

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blucher

  • noun a high shoe with laces over the tongue
  • noun Prussian general who is remembered for his leadership in the wars against Napoleon (1742-1819)
    von Blucher; Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher; G. L. von Blucher.

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inglorious

  • adjective satellite (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    opprobrious; ignominious; shameful; black; disgraceful.
    • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson
    • an ignominious retreat
    • inglorious defeat
    • an opprobrious monument to human greed
    • a shameful display of cowardice
  • adjective not bringing honor and glory
    • some mute inglorious Milton here may rest

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democrat

  • noun an advocate of democratic principles
    populist.
  • noun a member of the Democratic Party

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crippling

  • adjective satellite that cripples or disables or incapacitates
    disabling; incapacitating.
    • a crippling injury
  • verb deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    stultify; cripple.
    • This measure crippled our efforts
    • Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

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carthage

  • noun an ancient city state on the north African coast near modern Tunis; founded by Phoenicians; destroyed and rebuilt by Romans; razed by Arabs in 697

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babar

  • noun an imaginary elephant that appears in a series of French books for children

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mayenne

  • noun a department of northwestern France in the Pays de la Loire region

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mortifying

  • adjective satellite causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation
    embarrassing.
    • the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles
    • it was mortifying to know he had heard every word
  • verb practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
    mortify.

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gaul

  • noun a person of French descent
    frog.
  • noun a Celt of ancient Gaul

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humbling

  • adjective satellite causing awareness of your shortcomings
    mortifying; humiliating; demeaning.
    • golf is a humbling game
  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    humble.
    • This experience will humble him

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sparta

  • noun an ancient Greek city famous for military prowess; the dominant city of the Peloponnesus prior to the 4th century BC

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cataclysmic

  • adjective satellite severely destructive
    cataclysmal.
    • cataclysmic nuclear war
    • a cataclysmic earthquake

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lally

  • noun support column consisting of a steel cylinder filled with concrete
    lally column.

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decisively

  • adverb with firmness
    resolutely.
    • `I will come along,' she said decisively
  • adverb with finality; conclusively
    • the voted settled the argument decisively

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barbarossa

  • noun Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190; conceded supremacy to the pope; drowned leading the Third Crusade (1123-1190)
    Frederick Barbarossa; Frederick I.
  • noun Barbary pirate (died in 1546)
    Khayr ad-Din.

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macedon

  • noun the ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria
    Macedonia; Makedonija.

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sustained

  • adjective satellite maintained at length without interruption or weakening
    • sustained flight
  • verb lengthen or extend in duration or space
    prolong; keep up; sustain.
    • We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible
    • prolong the treatment of the patient
    • keep up the good work

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shameful

  • adjective satellite (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    opprobrious; ignominious; inglorious; black; disgraceful.
    • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson
    • an ignominious retreat
    • inglorious defeat
    • an opprobrious monument to human greed
    • a shameful display of cowardice
  • adjective satellite giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
    shocking; disgraceful; scandalous.
    • scandalous behavior
    • the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray
    • the most shocking book of its time

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carthaginian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of ancient Carthage
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of ancient Carthage or its people or their language
    Punic.
    • the Punic Wars
    • Carthaginian peace

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belisarius

  • noun Byzantine general under Justinian I; he recovered former Roman territories in northern Africa and fought against the Persians

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disgraceful

  • adjective satellite giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
    shocking; shameful; scandalous.
    • scandalous behavior
    • the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray
    • the most shocking book of its time
  • adjective satellite (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    opprobrious; ignominious; shameful; inglorious; black.
    • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson
    • an ignominious retreat
    • inglorious defeat
    • an opprobrious monument to human greed
    • a shameful display of cowardice

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sap

  • noun a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
  • noun a person who lacks good judgment
    fool; saphead; tomfool; muggins.

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landslide

  • noun an overwhelming electoral victory
    • Roosevelt defeated Hoover in a landslide
  • noun a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff
    landslip.

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culminate

  • verb end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage
    climax.
    • The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace
  • verb bring to a head or to the highest point
    • Seurat culminated pointillism

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consecutive

  • adjective satellite one after the other
    back-to-back.
    • back-to-back home runs
  • adjective satellite in regular succession without gaps
    serial; sequential; sequent; successive.
    • serial concerts

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creon

  • noun (Greek mythology) the brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became king of Thebes after the fall of Oedipus

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consignee

  • noun the person to whom merchandise is delivered over

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aztec

  • noun a member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519

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marius

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rosecrans

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athelstan

  • noun the first Saxon ruler who extended his kingdom to include nearly all of England (895-939)

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sonny

  • noun a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
    lad; laddie; cub; sonny boy.

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scipio

  • noun Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC)
    Scipio Africanus; Scipio the Elder; Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major; Scipio Africanus Major; Publius Cornelius Scipio.

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teutonic

Of or pertaining to the Teutons, esp. the ancient Teutons; Germanic.

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africanus

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overlap

  • noun a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena
    convergence; intersection.
    • there was no overlap between their proposals
  • noun the property of partial coincidence in time

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inflict

  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; impose; visit.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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attila

  • noun king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
    Scourge of the Gods; Attila the Hun; Scourge of God.

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repeated

  • adjective satellite recurring again and again
    recurrent; perennial.
    • perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements
  • verb to say, state, or perform again
    reiterate; repeat; ingeminate; retell; restate; iterate.
    • She kept reiterating her request

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perseus

(Class. Myth.) A Grecian legendary hero, son of Jupiter and Danaë, who slew the Gorgon Medusa.

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timur

  • noun Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
    Tamerlane; Timur Lenk; Tamburlaine.

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swede

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Sweden
  • noun a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
    rutabaga plant; rutabaga; Brassica napus napobrassica; turnip cabbage; Swedish turnip.

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visigoth

  • noun a member of the western group of Goths who sacked Rome and created a kingdom in present-day Spain and southern France

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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rankle

  • verb gnaw into; make resentful or angry
    grate; fret; eat into.
    • The injustice rankled her
    • his resentment festered

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