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According to a Cornell University study, unattractive defendants are 22 percent more likely to be convicted than good-looking ones.
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Vocabulary list

daigaku
noun
  1. post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.
  2. the Great Learning - one of the Four Books
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
chousa
noun, suru verb
  1. investigation; examination; inquiry; enquiry; survey
niyoruto
expression
  1. according to (someone)
minikui
i adjective
  1. ugly; unattractive
  2. unsightly; unseemly
hikokunin
noun
  1. accused; defendant; prisoner at the bar
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
amai
expression, i adjective
  1. sweet; delicious
  2. fragrant (smelling); sweet (music)
  3. lightly salted
  4. naive; overly optimistic; soft on; generous; indulgent; easy-going
  5. half-hearted; not finished properly
  6. tempting (e.g. words); promising
umai
i adjective
  1. skillful; clever; expert; wise; successful
  2. delicious; appetizing; appetising
  3. fortunate; splendid; promising
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
mochinushi
noun
  1. owner; proprietor
yori
adverb, particle
  1. from; out of; since; at
  2. than
  3. other than; except; but
  4. more
ijou
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. not less than; ... and more; ... and upwards
  2. beyond ... (e.g. one's means); further (e.g. nothing further to say); more than ... (e.g. cannot pay more than that)
  3. above-mentioned; foregoing
  4. since ...; seeing that ...
  5. this is all; that is the end; the end
yuuzaihanketsu
noun
  1. guilty verdict; judgment of guilty (judgement)
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
orosu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to take down (e.g. flag); to launch (e.g. boat); to drop; to lower (e.g. ladder); to let (a person) off; to unload; to discharge
  2. to drop off (a passenger from a vehicle); to let (a person) off
  3. to withdraw money from an account
  4. to wear (clothing) for the first time
  5. to fillet (e.g. a fish)
kudasaru
godan verb (aru)
  1. to give; to confer
kudasu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to make (a decision); to pass (judgement, etc.); to hand down (orders, etc.)
  2. to let go down; to lower
  3. to do oneself; to do by oneself
kanousei
noun
  1. potentiality; likelihood; possibility; availability
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be (usu. of inanimate objects); to exist; to live
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about
aru
pre-noun adjectival
  1. a certain ...; some ...

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