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recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
curtail - shorten; reduce
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
incarcerate - imprison
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises