a judgment that a person is not guilty of the crime with which the person has been charged
accquital
state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully
assert
showing contempt; scornful
comtemptuos
show feelings of superiority; be patronizing
condescend
develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form
evolve
a select part of a group that is superior to the rest in terms of ability or qualities
elite
courage in pain or adversity
fortitude
unable to speak distinctly or express oneself clearly
inarticulate
an experienced and trusted adviser
mentor
the state of being famous or well known for some bad quality or deed
notoriety
a comparison between two things, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification
analogy
the ancient past, especially the period before the Middle Ages
antiquity
all the people in a country or area who are entitled to vote in an election
electorate
of or relating to moral principles or the branch of knowledge dealing with these
ethical
belief or opinion contrary to orthodox religious (especially Christian) doctrine
heresy
of or appropriate to a father
paternal
a very poor person
pauper
occurring, awarded, or appearing after the death of the originator
posthumous
accurately describing or predicting what will happen in the future
prophetic
having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
amiable
(in the southern US) a marshy outlet of a lake or river.
bayou
an ugly, twisted expression on a person's face, typically expressing disgust, pain, or wry amusement
grimace
impossible to subdue or defeat
indomitable
(of a metal or other material) able to be hammered or pressed permanently out of shape without breaking or cracking
malleable
of or relating to melodrama
melodramatic
fail to resist (pressure, temptation, or some other negative force)
sucumb
full of energy and enthusiasm
vibrant
a person's face, with reference to the form or proportions of the features
visage
playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way
whimsical
anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen
apprehensive
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
callous
deserving praise
commendable
feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment
indignant
not producing any or the desired effect
ineffectual
having, showing, or done with good judgment or sense
judicious
a person who seeks by contemplation and self-surrender to obtain unity with or absorption into the Deity or the absolute, or who believes in the spiritual apprehension of truths that are beyond the intellect.
mystic
express the meaning of (the writer or speaker or something written or spoken) using different words, especially to achieve greater clarity:
paraphrase
the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form
personification
in exactly the same words as were used originally
verbatim
officially attach or connect (a subsidiary group or a person) to an organization
affiliate
restrict or burden (someone or something) in such a way that free action or movement is difficult
encumber
(of a person or their rank or status) placed at a high or powerful level; held in high regard
exalted
in every case or on every occasion; always
invariably
(of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable
plasible
affectedly and irritatingly grand, solemn, or self-important
pompous
(especially of a man) having a stout body; somewhat fat
portly
nearness in space, time, or relationship
proximity
make (someone or something) look or feel younger, fresher, or more lively
rejuvenate
never done or known before
unprecedented
horrifyingly wicked
atrocious
sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others
compassion
the state or feeling of being calm and in control of oneself
composure
becoming progressively worse
deterioate
percieve or recognize(something)
discern
lacking flavor
insipid
a passionate expression of grief or sorrow
lament
feel intense dislike or disgust for
loathe
done with or employing great care and thoroughness
painstaking
sudue (something or someone) by force
repress
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
aesthetic
compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others
charisma
a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought
cliche
a person who recieved something; becoming pregnant with (a child)
concieve
in a forceful way
emphatically
of or appropriate to war; warlike
martial
a statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory
paradox
(of a plant, animal, or person) producing much fruit or foliage or many offspring
prolific
a person or thing that receives or is awarded something
recipient
(of a person's complexion or appearance) pale and giving the impression of illness or exhaustion
wan
the distinctive atmosphere or quality that seems to surround and be generated by a person, thing, or place
aura
invent or concoct (something), typically with deceitful intent
fabricate
a hindrance or obstruction in doing something
impediment
of only moderate quality; not very good
mediocre
(of a time) well-chosen or particularly favorable or appropriate
opportune
an uneasy feeling of doubt, worry, or fear, especially about one's own conduct; a misgiving
qualm
(of a person or a set of views) opposing political or social liberalization or reform
reactionary
the ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort
stamina
having or showing zeal; enthusiastic
zealous
a gentle breeze;
zephyr
a statement or proposition that is regarded as being established, accepted, or self-evidently true
axiom
(of two things) able to exist or occur together without conflict
compatible