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subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
influx - flowing into
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed