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Flashcards in Fighting Words Deck (20)
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Abet

Assist or help in wrongdoing

2

Animus

Hostility

3

Armada

Floating or fighting force; squadron

4

Conscript

Recruit

5

Factious

Conflicting or warning

6

Feint

Pretense

7

Forswear

Abandon, disavow

8

Gambit

Plan, plot

9

Marshal

Guide, organize

10

Martial

Associated with armed forces and war

11

Martinet

Disciplinarian

12

Quisling

Traitor, apostate, turncoat

13

Sentinel

Watcher

14

Spartan

Economical, austere

15

Instigate

- initiate an action or event
- incite someone to do something bad

16

Partisan

- a strong supporter of a party/cause
- a member of an armed group to fight secretly against a force

17

Artifice

Clever/cunning devices used to trick/deceive others

18

Coalition

An alliance for combined action

19

Autonomous

Acting independently or having the freedom to do so

20

Strife

Conflict or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues