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allege
to declare or assert
arraign
to call before a court, summon to trial
felony
major crime
bail
bond guaranteeing he will return for trial
docket
calendar of cases to be tried
bequeath
to give or bestow in one's will
intestate
without a will
probate
testing by court
disburse
to pay out, expend (money)
reimburse
pay back
bourse
stock exchange in Paris
bursar
the treasurer in a college
enroach
to intrude, trespass
invade
move in hostily, disregarding the rights and wishes of the victim
infringe
to violate someone's rights or priveleges, especially in a patent
presume
to take it upon oneself to say or do something not ordinarily permissible
arrogate
zeize something (right, privelege) boldly
exonerate
to clear from blame
absolve
to realease someone from the consequences by requiring penance or granting forgiveness
acquit
clear a person after his innocence is proved
exculpate
to free someone from blame either because he was not guilty or because he was justified in what he did
incriminate
to involve or implicate in a crime
discrimination
skill or prejudice in observing differences
recrimination
counter-accusation
actuary
an insurance analyst and statistician
actuate
to put something in operation
actualize
carry something out
activate
to begin using something officially
counteract
to act against something
alibi
the claim of having been elsewhere when an offense was committed
debenture
interest-bearing bond, voucher of indebtedness
debit
a sum that one owes
deficit
the amount by which a sum of money falls short of what is expected, needed, or owed
increment
an increase (usually at specific intervals)
libel
written or printed defamation
dafamation
false and malicious attacks on someone's character or reputation
slander
spoken defamation, false report, or damaging statements
calumny
defamation, the making of false or malicious misrepresentation, either written, spoken, or otherwise expressed
litigation
a lawsuit, or legal disputation
option
a choice or a right of choice
solvency
ability to meet all financial obligations
liabilities
dangers one must face, especially sums of money that one must or may have to pay
fiscal year
the financial year, which begins at some time other than Janurary 1
bereavement

derived from to rob
loss or desolation, especially by death
condolence
formal expression of sympathy
compassion
pity or sympathy, with an urge to help in some way
commiseration
strong sympathy expressed in a more personal, more intimate, and less formal or distant manner than condolence
dirge
a funeral hymn, a song or poem of grief
requiem
a musical composition or a dirge for the repose of the dead
Requiem Mass
a religious service for the dead
obituary
a death notice, usually in a newspaper, with a short biography
necrology
a list of persons who have died
epitaph
a tombstone inscription
mausoleum
a large tomb built above ground
sepulchar
a tomb somewhat less imposing than a mausoleum
cenotaph
meaning empty tomb, a monument honoring a person buried elsewhere
sarcophagus
a stone coffin, especially on with a carving or inscription on it
intermetn
burial
cremation
reducing a body to ashes, often takes place of burial
disinter or exhume
to remove something from the ground