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determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)