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firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism