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Corporal- (adj) – of the human body; bodily; physical
Twoscore- (adj) being ten more than thirty
Darned – (verb) Mend (knitted material or a hole in this) by weaving yarn across the hole with a needle
Peculiarly- (Adverb) More than usually; especially.
Lucid-(adj)- easily understood; completely intelligible or comprehensible
Advocated-(noun)- a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person,
Futile – (adj)- incapable of producing any result; ineffective; useless; not successful
Assailed-(verb)- to attack vigorously or violently; assault
Comrades-(noun) – a person who shares in ones activities, occupation, etc.; companion, associate, or friend.
Intricate-(adj)- complex; complicated; hard to understand, work, or make
Blotches-(noun) – a large, irregular spot or blot.
Purled -(noun) – The sound made by rippling water
Impregnable-(adj)- strong enough to resist or withstand attack; not to be overcome or overthrown
Regiment-(noun) – Military. A unit of ground forces, consisting of two or more battalions or battle groups, a headquarters unit, and certain supporting units.
Tumult-(noun)- violent and noisy commotion or disturbance of a crowd or mob; uproar
Valor-(noun)- boldness or determination in facing great danger, especially in battle; heroic courage; bravery
Arouse-(verb)-to stir to action or strong response; excite
Quivering- (verb) – to shake with a slight but rapid motion; vibrate tremulously; tremble.
Adieu-(noun) – the act of leaving or departing; farewell.
Thronged-(noun) – a multitude of people crowded or assembled together; crowd
Perceived-(verb)- to become aware of, know, or identify by means of the senses
Monotonous-(adj)- having very little inflection ; lacking in variety
Despondent-( adj)- feeling or showing profound hopelessness, dejection, discouragement, or gloom
Impending- (adj) about to happen; imminently threatening or menacing
Haversack-(noun) – a single-strapped bag worn over one shoulder and used for carrying supplies; a soldiers bag for rations, extra clothing, etc.