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::: forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
::: gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
::: engulf - surround and swallow up
::: apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
::: cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
::: coax - persuade by flattery
::: contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
::: adorn - decorate
::: sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
::: deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning