Courtroom Vocabulary

  1. adjudicate
  2. adjudication
  3. administer
  4. advent
  5. adverse
  6. adversely
  7. aggrandize
  8. aggrieve
  9. allocation
  10. amorphous
  11. animus
  12. anodyne
  13. antipathy
  14. apex
  15. appalled
  16. arbiter
  17. arbitrary
  18. arrogate
  19. aspire
  20. assiduously
  21. banal
  22. bereft
  23. bigotry
  24. blurt
  25. bolster
  26. brandish
  27. censure
  28. challenge
  29. circumscribe
  30. codify
  31. collegial
  32. commence
  33. compatibility
  34. compelling
  35. comply
  36. comprise
  37. concession
  38. conclusive
  39. concomitant
  40. condemn
  41. condemnation
  42. consanguinity
  43. conscience
  44. consumption
  45. contempt
  46. contingent
  47. contradict
  48. contrivance
  49. contrive
  50. counterintuitive
  51. countermand
  52. criterion
  53. decedent
  54. decree
  55. defer
  56. deficiency
  57. degrade
  58. deliberation
  59. demean
  60. deplore
  61. deprivation
  62. despair
  63. disburse
  64. disclaim
  65. discrete
  66. disparage
  67. disposition/dispose
  68. divest
  69. domicile
  70. due process
  71. emphatically
  72. encroach
  73. enjoin
  74. enshrine
  75. ensue
  76. erroneous
  77. evade
  78. exacting
  79. executor
  80. exert
  81. exigent
  82. Ex Parte
  83. expound
  84. feasible
  85. fortify
  86. gradual.
  87. grave
  88. grievous
  89. ground/s
  90. hale
  91. Hearing
  92. heretofore
  93. heuristic
  94. humility
  95. hypothetical
  96. imminent
  97. impeachment
  98. impetuous
  99. implement
  100. implementation
  101. implicit
  102. inextricably
  103. infringe
  104. infuse
  105. innumerable
  106. insulate
  107. intervening
  108. intractable
  109. intrinsic
  110. intrinsically
  111. invoke
  112. jurisprudence
  113. kinship
  114. leave
  115. malice
  116. Motion
  117. mundane
  118. naught
  119. nominal
  120. nullify
  121. opine
  122. outmoded
  123. paraphrase
  124. pending/pendency
  125. penultimate
  126. plebiscite
  127. precept
  128. prerequisite
  129. prerogative
  130. pretense
  131. pretext
  132. process
  133. procure
  134. prominent
  135. proponent
  136. propriety
  137. protracted
  138. provision
  139. purport
  140. ramification
  141. ransack
  142. ratification
  143. ratify.
  144. rationale
  145. rationality
  146. rebuke
  147. recourse
  148. redress
  149. relegate
  150. reliable
  151. Remedy
  152. reprehensible
  153. rhetorical
  154. rigorous
  155. sanction
  156. sanctioned
  157. scavenger
  158. scold
  159. scorn
  160. scrimmage
  161. scrutinize
  162. skepticism
  163. sovereignty
  164. stigma
  165. subvert
  166. suffice
  167. tailor
  168. theologian
  169. undermine
  170. vacate
  171. vigor
  172. vindicate
  173. vortex
  174. writ
  175. wryly
  176. Your Honor (Sir/Madam)