Tuesday, November 5, 2013

vocabulary #9 additions

hyperbolic: enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness.
"a hyperbolic style"
consent: permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.
"no change may be made without the consent of all the partners"
doctrine: a belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a church, political party, or other group.
"the doctrine of predestination"
hunch: a feeling or guess based on intuition rather than known facts.
"she was acting on a hunch"
predominant: present as the strongest or main element.
"its predominant color was white"
discretion: the quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offense or revealing private information.
"she knew she could rely on his discretion"
provision: the action of providing or supplying something for use.
"new contracts for the provision of services"
seizure: the action of capturing someone or something using force.
"the seizure of the Assembly building"
warrant: a document issued by a legal or government official authorizing the police or some other body to make an arrest, search premises, or carry out some other action relating to the administration of justice.
"magistrates issued a warrant for his arrest"
infraction: a violation or infringement of a law, agreement, or set of rules.
"infraction of this law is dealt with severely"

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