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perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
perturb - disturb greatly
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
allegiance - loyalty
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
emasculate - weaken; castrate
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties