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declare someone innocent

acquit

2

goods that are illegally imported or exported

contraband

3

causing to be immoral or dishonest

corrupting

4

lack of interest or involvement

detachment

5

careful; good at keeping secrets

discreet

6

formally charged with a crime

indicted

7

made something last, go on

perpetuated

8

reckless, offensive boldness

temerity

9

punishment in return for a wrong

vengeance

10

a decision made by a jury

verdict

11

to annoy or anger someone

aggravate

12

an earnest or urgent request

appeal

13

distrustful of human nature

cynical

14

clarity when speaking; choice of words

diction

15

resigning to fate; allowing what happens to happen

fatalistic

16

to worry

fret

17

someone who deliberately insults religion, God, or a way of life

heathen

18

feelings of ill-will toward someone

resentments

19

a law enacted by legislature

statute

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with conviction or force

vehement