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hoplite
in ancient Greece, an infantry soldier who was heavily armed
phalanx
a body of infantry soldiers in ancient Greece, kept in close formation for protection
cavalry
troops mounted on horseback or the branch of military service composed of such troops
aristocrat
a member of a titled or privileged class
oligarchy
the group of those who rule in such a government or state in which a few people or a family rule
tyrant
a ruler who governs absolutely and with arbitrary or unjust cruelty and oppression
democracy
a form of government in which power ultimately rests with the people, either directly or through elected representatives
strategy
a plan, method, or series of actions designed to achieve a specific goal or effect
advance
progress or improvement
retreat
the withdrawal of a combat force from contact with the enemy