adjudicate

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adjudicate

verb
ad·​ju·​di·​cate | \ ə-ˈjü-di-ˌkāt \
adjudicated; adjudicating
transitive verb
to make an official decision about who is right in (a dispute) : to settle judicially
intransitive verb
to act as judge

-==0==-

Joe tried to dispute
My right to toot
Sprightly tunes in the night
On my flute.

But I wouldn’t budge
And he has a grudge
So we decided
To call in a judge.

Sadly my fate
Was not too great.
The judge adjudicated,
“No tooting too late!”

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