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subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
fallible - liable to err
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.