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extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.