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jailn: a facility where criminals are kept to be punished for their crimes; a prison
slamv: to shut a door or window noisily; to strike something violently or noisily
cementv: make fast as if with cement; (noun) a building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay, used with water, sand, and small stones to make concrete
underneathadv: under or below something else
stickyadj: made of or covered with an adhesive substance; hot or warm and humid
ripv: to tear something or be torn violently or suddenly
tapv: to hit someone or something quickly, gently, and often repeatedly; to use existing resources, such as energy, knowledge, etc.
boltn: a metal bar that slides across to lock a door or window closed; a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder; (verb) to move or jump suddenly
visceraladj: relating to or affecting the internal organs; instinctive or emotional rather than rational; characterized by deep-seated emotional reactions or responses
fleetingadj: brief or temporary, lasting only a short time
incarcerationn: the state of being confined in prison or jail
defendv: to protect someone or something from attack, criticism, danger, etc.
inspirev: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative
conceptn: an idea or principle associated with something abstract
fundamentaladj: forming an essential base or core from which everything else develops or is affected
psychen: the human soul, mind, or spirit
enshrinev: to cherish or protect something as if it is sacred; to place something in a position of honor or respect
constitutionn: the set of fundamental principles or established precedents that a state, a country, or an organization is governed by; the act of forming or establishing something
addictn: a person who cannot stop using or doing something as a habit, especially something harmful
imprisonmentn: the state of being confined to a prison or jail; a sentence of confinement as a punishment for a crime
slaveryn: the practice or system of owning, buying, and selling people as property and forcing them to work
massn: a large amount of a substance with no definite shape or form; a large number of people or things grouped or crowded together
shockingadj: extremely or surprisingly bad, or causing a strong emotional response such as surprise or disgust
statisticsn: the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data
incarceratev: to put or keep somebody in prison or in a place from which they cannot escape
capitan: a Latin word meaning “head,” used to express the amount for each person; any head or headlike expansion on a structure, as on a bone
nationn: a large organized community of people living in a particular country or region and having a particular culture
planetn: any of the nine large celestial bodies that circle in the solar system; any celestial body that revolves around a star
concreteadj: existing in a physical or material form rather than an abstract one; based on facts rather than ideas or guesses; made of or covered with cement
convictv: to prove or declare someone to be guilty of a crime; (noun) a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
affordv: to have enough money or time to be able to buy or do something
bailn: the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial in exchange for a monetary deposit to ensure their appearance in court
conditionaladj: depending on a specific condition or circumstance; imposed or subject to certain conditions or restrictions
releasev: to set free or allow to escape from confinement
incentiven: something, such as a punishment, reward, etc., that encourages a person to do something
intentn: a strong determination or attention to do or achieve something; (adjective) having a strong determination to do or achieve something
punishmentn: a penalty or consequence inflicted for wrongdoing or offense; a means of enforcing discipline or preventing further wrongdoing
tiern: one of a series of rows or levels arranged one above the other, typically used to describe the arrangement of objects or levels of importance
preciseadj: sharply exact or accurate or delimited
chillyadj: unpleasantly cool or cold; giving a feeling of coldness; lacking warmth or friendliness in manner
quartn: a unit of capacity or volume equal to two pints or approximately 0.946 liters; a container that holds such a specified amount
argumentn: a set of statements or reasons used to support or refute a proposition or theory; a verbal or physical fight or dispute
ensuev: to happen or follow as a result or consequence of something
handcuffn: a pair of metal restraints that are designed to lock around a person’s wrists and prevent them from moving their hands freely; (verb) to restrain or restrict the movement of a person by applying handcuffs, typically as part of an arrest or other security-related process
resistv: to refuse to accept something and attempt to prevent it from happening
arrestv: to take into custody
judgen: a person who makes decisions in a court of law; (verb) to determine the result of or form a critical opinion of something
bargen: a large flat-bottomed boat with a wide, flat deck used for transporting goods on rivers and canals, which can be pushed or towed by a tugboat; (verb) to move forcefully or abruptly, often in a clumsy or rude manner
sewv: to join, fasten, or repair two pieces of something by putting the thread through them with a needle
primarilyadv: mainly
jeopardizev: to put something at risk or in danger; to threaten or endanger something or someone
immigrationn: the act or process of coming to live permanently in a foreign country
custodyn: the state of being physically responsible for something or someone, especially a child; a state of being confined, usually for a short time
victimn: a person who has been harmed, injured, or otherwise negatively affected by a particular action, circumstance, or event
suiciden: the act of killing yourself intentionally
Latinon: a person of Latin American origin or descent, especially one living in the United States
stickv: to put something, usually a sharp object, into something; to restrict yourself to doing or using one certain thing and not change; (noun) a thin piece of wood or other material
terrifyingadj: very frightening or intimidating
humanizev: to make something or someone more humane or compassionate; to make something more relatable or understandable to humans
violentadj: involving or caused by physical force or aggression against someone or something
pleadv: to make a serious and urgent request or appeal, especially for help or mercy
guiltyadj: feeling responsible for or having done something wrong or criminal
criminaln: a person who has committed a crime
unfairadj: not giving equal treatment or opportunities to people involved; marked by injustice, partiality, or deception
counterproductiveadj: having the opposite effect to the one intended or wanted
taxpayern: a person who pays taxes to the government
confoundv: to confuse or perplex; to mix up or throw into disorder; to prove to be false or illogical
commitv: to do something illegal or wrong
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
bondn: a close emotional connection between two or more people; a certificate of debt that a government or corporation issues to raise money
enormousadj: extremely large or great
pretrialadj: referring to a period before a criminal trial, usually used for legal proceedings or investigations that take place during this time
dragv: to pull or haul with force
subsumev: to include or encompass within a larger category or concept
legitimacyn: the state or quality of being allowed and acceptable under the law; the state or quality of being founded on a reasonable or acceptable reason
obviousadj: easy to see, discover or understand
urgentadj: requiring immediate attention or action; pressing
wrestlingn: a sport in which two contestants grapple and try to throw each other to the ground
ventn: a small opening to escape or release gas, air, liquid, etc.; activity or process that frees or expresses strong creative energy or emotion
injusticen: a violation of the rights of others or the laws of a society
unexpectedadj: not anticipated or regarded as likely to happen
crazyadj: stupid or not sensible; very angry
staken: a share or financial investment in something such as a business; a wooden or metal post set up to mark something
betv: to risk money on the result of an event or a competition, such as a race or game, to get more money; to have faith or confidence in something
residentn: a person who lives in a particular place or has their home in a place
explodev: to burst or break open violently and noisily; to cause something to burst or break open
mythn: an ancient story or set of stories accepted as history, especially explaining the worldview of a people
anklen: the part or joint connecting the foot to the leg
braceletn: a piece of jewelry worn around the wrist, often as an ornament or decoration
unnecessaryadj: not needed or required; not essential or important
surveillancen: the act of carefully monitoring a person suspected of a crime or a place where a crime may be committed or expected
supervisionn: the act or process of overseeing or directing the work or performance of others
misdemeanorn: a minor crime or offense that is generally punishable by a fine or a jail term of fewer than 12 months
dismissv: to regard something or someone as not important and not worth considering; to terminate someone’s employment
cuspn: a pointed end, especially the pointed end of a crescent moon or the part of a curve that is most curved
intervenev: to intentionally get involved in a situation to improve it or prevent it from getting worse
reunitev: to bring two or more people together again after a period of separation
entiretyn: the state of being complete or whole; the total extent or scope of something
lifelinen: a line, rope, or cable used to support or rescue a person in danger or distress; vital or necessary support, connection, or source of help
countlessadj: too numerous to be counted or very many
boldadj: brave, daring, and confident; not frightened of danger or afraid to say what you feel or to take risks
audaciousadj: showing a willingness to take bold risks or to do something that is considered unconventional or daring; marked by originality, creativity, or boldness
revolvev: to rotate around a central point
jurisdictionn: the extent or range of authority, power, or control exercised by a particular entity or organization, such as a government or court; the area within which such authority or control is exercised
strategyn: a detailed plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall goal.
levern: a handle used to operate a vehicle or a machine; a rigid bar resting on a pivot so that one end of it can be pushed or pulled easily
massiveadj: enormous amount; very heavy and solid
multiplyv: to add a number to itself a specified number of times; to increase or cause to increase very much in number or quantity
Donn: a Spanish gentleman; a university lecturer, especially a senior member of a college at Oxford or Cambridge
relyv: to require a specific thing or the assistance and support of someone or something to continue, run properly, or succeed.
wisdomn: the quality of being wise, or the ability to use your knowledge and experience to make sensible decisions
firsthandadv: from the source; directly; (adjective) received directly from a source
disruptv: to prevent or stop something, especially an event, activity, or process, from continuing in the usual way by causing a problem or disturbance
dedicatev: to give all of your energy, time, etc., entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; to set apart for a particular purpose or use
advocaten: a person who supports or suggests an idea, development, or way of doing something
countyn: an administrative division of a country or state, typically one of several comprising a larger division
launchv: to send or propel something into the air or space using a device such as a rocket, missile, or spacecraft; to make something available or on sale for the first time
unprecedentedadj: never having been seen, done, or known before
elevatev: to raise something from a lower to a higher position; to give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
chartn: a visual display of information such as a diagram, lists of figures, etc.; a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea
recreatev: to make something that existed previously happen or appear to exist again
oppressv: to treat people in a cruel and authoritarian way, especially by denying them the same freedoms, rights, etc. as other people
nongovernmentaladj: not belonging to or controlled by a government
decarcerationn: the process of reducing or eliminating the number of people who are incarcerated, especially through alternative sentencing, parole, or early release programs
dismantlev: to take apart or demolish (a structure, machine, system, or the like); to strip off fittings or equipment
systemicadj: affecting or related to the whole of something, especially the human body or a society
litigatev: to initiate or engage in legal proceedings, typically to settle a dispute or enforce a legal right
academicadj: associated with schools, colleges, and universities, especially studying and thinking, not with practical skills
philanthropyn: the practice of voluntarily helping the poor, especially by giving money
poetn: a person who writes poetry