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dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
rampart - defensive mound of earth
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame