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commutation

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT

Definition: (noun) (Law) The reduction in severity of a punishment imposed by law.
Synonyms: re-sentencing.
Usage: The change from consecutive prison sentences to concurrent sentences is a commutation of punishment.
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endocarp

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT

Definition: (noun) The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
Synonyms: pit, stone.
Usage: I bit into the prune and nearly broke my tooth on the hard endocarp inside.



risible

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT

Definition: (adjective) Arousing or provoking laughter.
Synonyms: amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful.
Usage: The dramatic performance's unintentionally trite and risible dialogue drew hearty laughs from the audience.