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(adj.) not able to be heard
inaudible
(n.)an area of authority or control; the right to administer justice
jurisdiction
(adj.) appearing true, reasonable, or fair
plausible
(n.) nearness, closeness
proximity
(adj.) wastefully extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant

(n.) one who is wasteful & self-indulgent
prodigal
(v.) to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
cower
(v.) to declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, put forward forcefully
assert
(n.) that which follows, a result; literary work or film, continuing the story made earlier
sequel
(v.) to look upon with scorn; to refuse scornfully

(n.) a feeling of contempt
disdain
(adj.) humorous, not meant seriously
facetious
(n.) crafty dealings, underhanded plotting

(v.) to form & carry out plots; to puzzle or excite the curiosity
intrigue
(n.) a breif statement written on a tomb or gravestone
epitaph
(adj.) more than enough, large, spacious
ample
(adj.) without restraint or control; unselective
indiscriminate
(n.) a ghost or ghostly figure, an unexplained or unusual appearance
apparition
(adj.) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
aghast
(adj.) having to do with morals, values, right and wrong; in accordance with standards of right conduct; requiring a prescription for purchase
ethical
(v.) to grind or pound to a powder or dust, to destroy or overcome
pulverize
(adj.) common, vulgar, belonging to lower class

(n.) a common person, member of the lower class
plebeian
(adj.) highly changeable, fickle; tending to become violent or explsoive; changing readily from the liquid to the gaseous state
volatile