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Predilection

Natural liking for something

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Fanatic

Marked by excessive enthusiasm, often intense devotion

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Arbitrate

Settle an argument between two people after hearing both sides

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Disproportionate

Too large or too small in relation to something

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Ascertain

To learn or find out

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Indignant

Feeling or showing anger bc of something that is unfair or wrong

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Calamity

Event that causes great harm and suffering

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Subservient

Very willing or wanting to obey someone else

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Inequity

Lack of fairness; unfair treatment

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Contentious

Likely to cause people to argue or disagree

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Immaculate

Perfectly clean, no flow

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Deposition

Act of removing from a position of authority; testify before the court

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Plaintiff

Person who sues another person or accuses another person of a crime in the court of law

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Effrontery

Shameless boldness; cheeky

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Excommunication

To be deprived of the rights of a church

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Empower

To give power to someone

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Indictment

Official written statement charging a person with a crime

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Afflicted

To have caused pain or suffering

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Unintelligible

Not able to be understood

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Piety

Devoted to god

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Enigmatic

Full of mystery

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Heinous

Very bad, evil; deserving hate or contempt

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Confiscate

Approved by the government

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Impressionable

Easy to influence

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Writhe

Twist your body from side to side