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En Masse

En: o - on
a - apple
adverb

all together: "the protestors left en masse for the White House."
Nebbish

něb'ĭsh
noun

a timid unfortunate simpleton
Bellicose
adjetive

Hostile in manner or temperment. Always seeming ready to fight.
Commensurate
adjetive

corresponding in size or degree; proportionate
Tattoo
noun

1. a drumbeat or bugle call that signals the military to return to their quarters
2. a design on the skin made by tattooing
Agitprop

g - j
noun

political propaganda (especially communist propaganda) communicated via art and literature and cinema
Plenipotentiary

plěn'ə-pə-těn'shē-ěr'ē
noun

a diplomat who is fully authorized to represent his or her government
Masticate
verb - trans

1. To chew (food).
2. To grind and knead (rubber, for example) into a pulp.
Temporize

těm'pə-rīz'
verb - intrans

to draw out a discussion or process in order to gain time: "The speaker temporized in order to delay the vote"
Indelible
adjetive

cannot be removed or erased: "an indelible stain"; "indelible memories"