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venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
jocund - merry
bastard - illegitimate child
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone