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forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
crone - hag; ugly old woman
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability