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::: statute - law enacted by the legislature
::: rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
::: dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
::: requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
::: assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
::: percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
::: courier - messenger
::: venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
::: disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
::: pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp