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juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.