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warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
appellation - name; title