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Von Pohle 1/9 Vocab

Legalese- words relating to law and order
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Arbiter
a person who decides disputed issues
Disingenuous
not straightforward; lacking in sincerity; pretending to know less than one actually does
Egregious
outrageously bad; clearly wrong or illegal
Exculpate
to free from guilt or blame
Fabricate
1. concoct in order to deceive
2. to create or build
Heinous
hatefully evil
Incorrigible
unable to be reformed; difficult to control
Jurisprudence
the philosophy or science of law; a system of laws
Libel
a written or published falsehood injuring the reputation of the written piece's subject (n); to lie maliciously in print about someone (v)
Litigious
prone to filing lawsuits (adj)
Notorious
widely and unfavorably known, infamous (adj)
Plausible
credible; appearing to be true (adj)
Slander
false charges and malicious statements about someone (n); to make false charges against someone (v)
Unfetter
set free of restrictions or bonds (v)
Vindicate
free from blame (v)