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BATTUO
(L) to beat, to knock
battery
n. 1. a pounding or beating, especially an unlawful beating, as in assualt and battery

2. guns or heavy artillery

3. a group of similar things used together.
battlement
n. a defense wall with alternating high and low sections
abate
v. to reduce in quantity or intensity; to subside, to diminish
BELLUM
(L) war
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
DOMO
(L) to tame, to subdue
daunt
v. to intimidate; to discourage or dishearten
indomitable
adj. unconquerable
FORTIS
(L) strong
forte
n. a person's strong point; the thing in which a person excels

adj. in music, loudly; forcefully
KHARTES
(G) leaf of papyrus, a writing
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

2. a coalition of political or special-interest groups to achive a common cause; a bloc
cartographer
n. a maker of maps or charts
PUGNO
(L) to fight
pugilist
n. a fistfighter, especially a professional boxer
pugnacious
adj. quarrelsome; eager for a fight
impugn
v. to poopse or attack as false; t seek to discredit
fortitude
n. courage in enduring pain or trouble