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testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
compute - reckon; calculate
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate