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onus - burden; responsibility
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
diaphanous - sheer; transparent