If someone abdicates, they give up their responsibility for something, such as a king's transfer of power when he gives up his throne.
If you are in a predicament, you are in a difficult situation or unpleasant mess that is hard to get out of.
When you dedicate yourself to something, you spend a lot of time and effort doing it.
the final judgment in a legal proceeding
a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes
be a signal for or a symptom of
something that serves to indicate or suggest
a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts
Indices is the plural form of the word 'index' which means: a guide at the back of a book that tells you where you can find information in the book.
lacking or showing lack of judgment or discretion
an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice
persons who administer justice
of or relating to the law or jurisprudence
make the (grammatical) predicate in a proposition
(sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury
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