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magistrate - official with power to administer the law
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
gusty - windy
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
imprecation - curse; swearword
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
subaltern - subordinate
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated