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extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
abridge - condense or shorten
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)