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n. or v. summons to court

Subpoena

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adj. superficially plausible, but actually wrong; misleading in appearance

Specious

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adj. roomy and comfortable

Commodious

184
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v. root out and destroy completely

Extirpated

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adj. rough and bad mannered

Boorish

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adj. rough; rude, crude, or vulgar

Coarse

187
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n. scholarly explanation or interpretation

Exegesis

188
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n. method of teaching; science of education

Pedagogy

189
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n. an expression of blame or disapproval; scolding; criticism

Reproof

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adj. separate

Discrete

191
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v. set free

Unfetter

192
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n. severe mental disturbance

Psychosis

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v. persuade someone not to take a course of action

Dissuade

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adj. careful and circumspect in one's speech or actions, esp. in order to avoid causing offense or to gain an advantage

Discreet