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sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
statute - law enacted by the legislature