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denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.