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consult

seek information from

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prosecution

the institution and conducting of legal proceedings against someone in respect of a criminal charge

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satisfactory

meeting the requirements

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despise

look down on with disdain

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defense

the case presented by or on behalf of the party being accused or sued in a lawsuit

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formidable

extremely impressive in strength or excellence

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exodus

a journey by a group to escape from a hostile environment

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descent

a movement downward

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ambidextrous

equally skillful with each hand

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affluent

having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

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unsullied

spotlessly clean and fresh

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tyrannical

a characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule

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revelation

an enlightening or astonishing disclosure

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condescend

do something that one considers to be below one's dignity

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expound

add details, as to an account or idea

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amiable

diffusing warmth and friendliness

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unanimous

in complete agreement

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arbitrate

act between parties with a view to reconciling differences

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inquisitive

showing curiosity

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ramshackle

in deplorable condition

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assuage

provide physical relief, as from pain

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entity

that which is perceived to have its own distinct existence

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malevolent

wishing or appearing to wish evil to others

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indigenous

originating where it is found

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imprudent

not sensible, responsible, or wise

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concede

acknowledge defeat

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literate

able to read and write

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alledged

declared but not proven

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intimidation

the act of scaring a weaker person to make them do something

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subsequent

following in time or order

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tranquility

a state of peace and quiet

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iniquity

an unjust act

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ethical

adhering to moral principles

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dismemberment

the removal of limbs; being cut to peices

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persevere

be persistent, refuse to stop

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arbitrate

act between parties with a view to reconciling differences

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edification

uplifting enlightenment

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concession

the act of yeilding

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tacit

implied by or inferred from actions or statements

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malignant

dangerous to health

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aususpicious

indicating favorable circumstances and good luck

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contemptuous

expressing extreme scorn

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benevolence

disposition to do good

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caricature

a representation of a person exaggerated for comic effect

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attribute

a characteristic that distinguishes objects or individuals

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unfathomable

impossible to come to understand

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analogous

similar or equivalent in some respects

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inconspicuous

not prominent or readily noticeable

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aberration

a state or condition markedly different from the norm

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jubilant

joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success

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