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Lesson 10.2

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adjudicate
v. to hear or decide judicially, to judge
centennial
n. a one hundredth (100th) anniversary or celebration; adj. of or pertaining to a period of one hundred years
countenance
n. 1. a persons facial expression, a face; 2. support or approval; v. to support or approve; to tolerate
disgruntle
v. dissatisfied, to put into a bad mood
equilibrium
n. a state of balance
expedite
v. to speed up the process, to make quicker; adj. with great speed; quick and efficient
gird
v. 1. to surround, bind, or encircle 2. to be ready for action
gratuitous
adj. 1.unnecessary, not called for 2. without charge; free
illusory
adj. imagined or unreal; deceiving
implacable
adj. not capable of being soothed or changed;unmoved
luminary
n. 1. a source of light, especially from sky, such as the sun or moon 2. a person who is well known for her or his achievements; a celebrity
manifesto
n. a public statement that explaines the views or intentions of a group
mesmerize
v. hypnotize, to fascinate
precedent
n. an act or something stated that will set the example for a later act or statement (the first one)
spurious
adj. not genuine, false