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extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
craven - cowardly
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional