• Word Smart Chapter6: 

          Law and Order

     

     

    arbiter

     

    (AR bi tur)

     

    a person who decides disputed issues

    noun

     

    exculpate

     

     

    (EK skul payt)

     

    to free from guilt or blame

    verb

     

    fabricate

     

    (FAB ri kayt)

     

    to concoct in order to deceive; to create or build

    verb

     

    heinous

     

    (HAY nus)

     

    hatefully evil

     

    adjective

     

     

     

    jurisprudence

     

    (joor is PROOD uhns)

     

    the philosophy or science of law; a system of laws

    noun

     

    notorious

     

    (no TOR ee us)

     

    widely and unfavorably known:  infamous adjective

     

    slander

     

    (SLAN dur)

     

    false charges and malicious statements about someone     (noun)

    to make false charges against someone (verb)      

     

    vindicate

     

    (VIN di kayt)

     

    free from blame

     

    verb