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nonclaim

A failure to make claim within the time limited by law; omission of claim.

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criminalize

  • verb treat as a criminal
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    illegalise; outlaw; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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delegatory

Holding a delegated position. Nash.

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criminalize

  • verb treat as a criminal
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    illegalise; outlaw; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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carjacking

  • noun the violent theft of an occupied car
  • verb take someone's car from him by force, usually with the intention of stealing it
    carjack.
    • My car was carjacked last night!

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kickback

  • noun a commercial bribe paid by a seller to a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into the transaction

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proscribe

  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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recidivist

  • noun someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
    repeater; habitual criminal.
  • noun someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior
    backslider; reversionist.

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proscribe

  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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feticide

  • noun the act of destroying a fetus
    aborticide.

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impermissibly

  • adverb not permissibly
    • the radon level in the basement was impermissibly high

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effectuate

  • verb produce
    set up; effect.
    • The scientists set up a shock wave

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wiretap

  • noun the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
    tap.
  • verb tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
    intercept; tap; bug.
    • The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy
    • Is this hotel room bugged?

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immunize

  • verb law: grant immunity from prosecution
    immunise.
  • verb perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
    inoculate; immunise; vaccinate.
    • We vaccinate against scarlet fever
    • The nurse vaccinated the children in the school

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repealable

Capable of being repealed. -- Re*peal"a*ble*ness, n. Syn. -- Revocable; abrogable; voidable; reversible.

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disfavor

  • noun the state of being out of favor
    disfavour.
    • he is in disfavor with the king
  • noun an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
    dislike; disapproval; disfavour.

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whistleblower

  • noun an informant who exposes wrongdoing within an organization in the hope of stopping it
    whistle-blower; whistle blower.
    • the law gives little protection to whistleblowers who feel the public has a right to know what is going on
    • the whistleblower was fired for exposing the conditions in mental hospitals

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preempt

  • noun a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding
    pre-empt; preemptive bid.
  • verb acquire for oneself before others can do so

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abridge

  • verb reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
    reduce; cut; abbreviate; shorten; contract; foreshorten.
    • The manuscript must be shortened
  • verb lessen, diminish, or curtail
    • the new law might abridge our freedom of expression

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icc

  • noun a former independent federal agency that supervised and set rates for carriers that transported goods and people between states; was terminated in 1995
    Interstate Commerce Commission.
    • the ICC was established in 1887 as the first federal agency

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cabin

  • noun small room on a ship or boat where people sleep
  • noun a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area

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intestacy

  • noun the situation of being or dying without a legally valid will

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unconstitutionally

  • adverb in an unconstitutional manner
    • the president acted unconstitutionally

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fisa

  • noun an act passed by Congress in 1978 to establish procedures for requesting judicial authorization for foreign intelligence surveillance and to create the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; intended to increase United States counterintelligence; separate from ordinary law enforcement surveillance
    Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

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codify

  • verb organize into a code or system, such as a body of law
    • Hammurabi codified the laws

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wiretap

  • noun the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
    tap.
  • verb tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
    intercept; tap; bug.
    • The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy
    • Is this hotel room bugged?

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mandate

  • noun a document giving an official instruction or command
    authorisation; authorization.
  • noun a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
    mandatory.

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recusal

  • noun (law) the disqualification of a judge or jury by reason of prejudice or conflict of interest; a judge can be recused by objections of either party or judges can disqualify themselves
    recusation.

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detain

  • verb deprive of freedom; take into confinement
    confine.
  • verb stop or halt
    delay; stay.
    • Please stay the bloodshed!

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criminalize

  • verb treat as a criminal
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    illegalise; outlaw; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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antibusing

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infringe

  • verb go against, as of rules and laws
    run afoul; conflict; contravene.
    • He ran afoul of the law
    • This behavior conflicts with our rules
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    impinge; encroach.

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endangerment

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    jeopardy; peril; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard

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penalize

  • verb impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
    punish; penalise.
    • The students were penalized for showing up late for class
    • we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again

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unrepealed

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except

  • verb take exception to
    demur.
    • he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday
  • verb prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    take out; omit; leave off; leave out; exclude.
    • The bad results were excluded from the report
    • Leave off the top piece

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unitization

  • noun (psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units
    unitisation; chunking.
  • noun the act of packaging cargo into unit loads
    unitisation.

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authorize

  • verb grant authorization or clearance for
    clear; authorise; pass.
    • Clear the manuscript for publication
    • The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography
  • verb give or delegate power or authority to
    empower; authorise.
    • She authorized her assistant to sign the papers

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pendens

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outlaw

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; criminal; felon.
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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antiabortion

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authorize

  • verb grant authorization or clearance for
    clear; authorise; pass.
    • Clear the manuscript for publication
    • The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography
  • verb give or delegate power or authority to
    empower; authorise.
    • She authorized her assistant to sign the papers

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syndicalism

  • noun a radical political movement that advocates bringing industry and government under the control of labor unions

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exempt

  • verb grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
    relieve; free.
    • She exempted me from the exam
  • verb grant exemption or release to
    excuse; relieve; let off.
    • Please excuse me from this class

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joyride

  • noun a ride in a car taken solely for pleasure
    • they took their girlfriends for joyrides in stolen cars
  • verb ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it
    tool; tool around.
    • We tooled down the street

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prohibit

  • verb command against
    forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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nonforfeiture

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penalize

  • verb impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
    punish; penalise.
    • The students were penalized for showing up late for class
    • we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again

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garnishment

  • noun a court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee

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contravene

  • verb go against, as of rules and laws
    run afoul; infringe; conflict.
    • He ran afoul of the law
    • This behavior conflicts with our rules
  • verb deny the truth of
    negate; contradict.

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miscegenation

  • noun reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)
    interbreeding; crossbreeding.

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mortmain

  • noun real property held inalienably (as by an ecclesiastical corporation)
    dead hand.
  • noun the oppressive influence of past events or decisions
    dead hand of the past; dead hand.

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further

  • verb promote the growth of
    foster.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; promote; boost.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom

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toll

  • noun a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
  • noun value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    price; cost.
    • the cost in human life was enormous
    • the price of success is hard work
    • what price glory?

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authorise

  • verb give or delegate power or authority to
    authorize; empower.
    • She authorized her assistant to sign the papers
  • verb grant authorization or clearance for
    authorize; clear; pass.
    • Clear the manuscript for publication
    • The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography

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unenforced

  • adjective not enforced; not compelled especially by legal or police action
    • too many unenforced laws can breed contempt for law

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exempt

  • verb grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
    relieve; free.
    • She exempted me from the exam
  • verb grant exemption or release to
    excuse; relieve; let off.
    • Please excuse me from this class

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obscenity

  • noun the trait of behaving in an obscene manner
    salaciousness; salacity; bawdiness; lewdness.
  • noun an offensive or indecent word or phrase
    smut; filth; dirty word; vulgarism.

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memel

  • noun a city in western Lithuania on the Baltic Sea; formerly an important trading town of the Hanseatic League
    Klaipeda.

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prohibit

  • verb command against
    forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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amendatory

  • adjective satellite effecting amendment
    • added amendatory phrases to the text

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bootlegging

  • noun the act of making or transporting alcoholic liquor for sale illegally
    • the Prohibition amendment made bootlegging profitable
  • noun the act of selling illegally or without permission
    • the bootlegging of videotapes is common in Asia

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codify

  • verb organize into a code or system, such as a body of law
    • Hammurabi codified the laws

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unconstitutional

  • adjective not consistent with or according to a constitution; contrary to the U.S. Constitution

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motorist

  • noun someone who drives (or travels in) an automobile
    automobilist.

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banning

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbidding; forbiddance.
  • verb forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
    ban; censor.

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racketeering

  • noun engaging in a racket
  • verb carry on illegal business activities involving crime
    racketeer.

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empower

  • verb give or delegate power or authority to
    authorize; authorise.
    • She authorized her assistant to sign the papers
  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    endue; gift; invest; indue; endow.

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kingpin

  • noun the most important person in a group or undertaking
    bigwig; top banana.
  • noun bolt that provides a steering joint in a motor vehicle
    kingbolt; swivel pin.

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discriminate

  • verb recognize or perceive the difference
    know apart.
  • verb treat differently on the basis of sex or race
    single out; separate.

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repealer

One who repeals; one who seeks a repeal; specifically, an advocate for the repeal of the Articles of Union between Great Britain and Ireland.

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contemplate

  • verb look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
    • contemplate one's navel
  • verb consider as a possibility
    • I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job

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superfund

  • noun the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned toxic waste sites nationwide; administered by the Environmental Protection Agency
    Superfund program.
    • some have intimated that the Superfund's money may have turned into a political slush fund

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punish

  • verb impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
    penalize; penalise.
    • The students were penalized for showing up late for class
    • we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again

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prohibitory

  • adjective satellite tending to discourage (especially of prices)
    prohibitive.
    • the price was prohibitive

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barring

  • noun the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
    blackball.
  • verb prevent from entering; keep out
    debar; bar; exclude.
    • He was barred from membership in the club

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champerty

  • noun an unethical agreement between an attorney and client that the attorney would sue and pay the costs of the client's suit in return for a portion of the damages awarded
    • soliciting personal injury cases may constitute champerty

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preclude

  • verb keep from happening or arising; make impossible
    forbid; prevent; foreclose; forestall.
    • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
    • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
  • verb make impossible, especially beforehand
    close out; rule out.

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vagrancy

  • noun the state of wandering from place to place; having no permanent home or means of livelihood

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prescribe

  • verb issue commands or orders for
    order; dictate.

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violate

  • verb fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
    go against; break.
    • This sentence violates the rules of syntax
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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iaea

  • noun the United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy
    International Atomic Energy Agency.

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authorise

  • verb give or delegate power or authority to
    authorize; empower.
    • She authorized her assistant to sign the papers
  • verb grant authorization or clearance for
    authorize; clear; pass.
    • Clear the manuscript for publication
    • The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography

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jurisdictional

  • adjective satellite restricted to the geographic area under a particular jurisdiction
    • the jurisdictional limits of a state

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forbidding

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbiddance; banning.
  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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nonsupport

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foreclose

  • verb keep from happening or arising; make impossible
    forbid; prevent; preclude; forestall.
    • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
    • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
  • verb subject to foreclosing procedures; take away the right of mortgagors to redeem their mortgage

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venue

  • noun the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
    locale; locus.
  • noun in law: the jurisdiction where a trial will be held

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confer

  • verb have a conference in order to talk something over
    confab; consult; confabulate.
    • We conferred about a plan of action
  • verb present
    bestow.
    • The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated
    • bestow an honor on someone

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unamended

  • adjective (of legislation) not amended

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impose

  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    enforce.
    • Social relations impose courtesy
  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; visit; inflict.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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abet

  • verb assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing

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preempt

  • noun a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding
    pre-empt; preemptive bid.
  • verb acquire for oneself before others can do so

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desecration

  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    profanation; blasphemy; sacrilege.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath

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violative

  • adjective satellite violating or tending to violate or offend against
    offensive.
    • violative of the principles of liberty
    • considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity

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repeal

  • noun the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
    abrogation; annulment.
  • verb cancel officially
    annul; revoke; reverse; countermand; lift; vacate; overturn; rescind.
    • He revoked the ban on smoking
    • lift an embargo
    • vacate a death sentence

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retroactively

  • adverb after the fact
    • he will get paid retroactively

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reapportionment

  • noun a new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)
    reallotment; reallocation.

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purport

  • noun the intended meaning of a communication
    intent; spirit.
  • noun the pervading meaning or tenor
    drift.
    • caught the general drift of the conversation

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indecency

  • noun the quality of being indecent
  • noun an indecent or improper act
    impropriety.

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enact

  • verb order by virtue of superior authority; decree
    ordain.
    • The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews
    • the legislature enacted this law in 1985
  • verb act out; represent or perform as if in a play
    reenact; act out.
    • She reenacted what had happened earlier that day

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reissue

  • noun a publication (such as a book) that is reprinted without changes or editing and offered again for sale
    reprint; reprinting.
  • verb print anew
    reprint.
    • They never reprinted the famous treatise

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repeal

  • noun the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
    abrogation; annulment.
  • verb cancel officially
    annul; revoke; reverse; countermand; lift; vacate; overturn; rescind.
    • He revoked the ban on smoking
    • lift an embargo
    • vacate a death sentence

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habeas

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confer

  • verb have a conference in order to talk something over
    confab; consult; confabulate.
    • We conferred about a plan of action
  • verb present
    bestow.
    • The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated
    • bestow an honor on someone

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tort

  • noun (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
    civil wrong.

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stipulate

  • verb specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
    qualify; specify; condition.
    • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
    • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments
  • verb give a guarantee or promise of
    • They stipulated to release all the prisoners

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duo

  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; duet; brace; dyad; duad.
  • noun two performers or singers who perform together
    duette; duet.

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forbid

  • verb command against
    prohibit; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans
  • verb keep from happening or arising; make impossible
    prevent; preclude; foreclose; forestall.
    • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
    • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project

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bigamy

  • noun having two spouses at the same time
  • noun the offense of marrying someone while you have a living spouse from whom no valid divorce has occurred

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regulate

  • verb fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of
    modulate.
    • regulate the temperature
    • modulate the pitch
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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