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Do you know these legal terms?

1. Immiseration :

  1. progressive impoverishment or degradation

Eg. The failure of the landlords to meet the reasonable demands resulted in the gradual immiseration of the peasantry.

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2. Serried:

  1. Close set; packed or grouped together without gaps.

Eg. To put young adolescents in serried rows of desks hour upon hour is just no way for them to learn.

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3. Calabrese :

  1. A variety of green sprouting broccoli.

Eg. She has planted rows of cauliflower, cabbage, radish and calabrese in her vegetable garden.

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4. Furtive :

  1. Stealthy; secret

Eg. There was something furtive about his behavior.

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5. Misknow :

  1. To misapprehend; misunderstand

Eg. You should not misknow this time, that whether you like it or not, you are lost.