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ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
warranted - justified; authorized
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
executioner - person administering capital punishment
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument