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tribunal - court of justice
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
deign - condescend; stoop
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody