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acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
incur - bring upon oneself
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire