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alias

pseudonym

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bequest

something left to heir in a will

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codicil

addition to will

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embezzle

illegally take money from a company

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injunction

authoritative warning/order

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jurisprudence

science of law

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perjury

lying under oath

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deify

to make god of

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devout

religious/pious

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heretical

holding an opinion opposite to official belief

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heresy

contrary to church dogma

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orthodox

conforming to convention

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canonical

according to canon law/church law

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sanctimonious

pretending to be pious/religious, false piety

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lugbrious

mournful

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saturnine

gloomy

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depricate

decrease in value

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apprise

inform

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derth

paucity/scarcity

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remuneration

payment for service

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belligerent

hostile/engaged in war

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coerce

persuade using force or threats

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covenant

solemn/binding agreement

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demarcation

creating boundaries

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dissolution

breaking up

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dominion

sovereignty/control

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mandate

authoritative command

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sedition

conduct/speech to incite rebellion/resistance against

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sumptous

splendid/lavish

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abstruse

hard to understand

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approbation

approval or praise

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amenable

agreeable/cooperative

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appropriate

take without permission/authority

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exculpate

exonerate