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::: anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
::: jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
::: trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
::: contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
::: disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
::: devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
::: extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
::: clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
::: nugatory - worthless; futile
::: sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern