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subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
crinkle - wrinkle
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist