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tribunal - court of justice
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
primate - group of mammals including humans
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth