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arbiter
used in The Lords of Discipline

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Definition
someone who settles disputes — often because of reputation

or:

someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
  • I later thought that at that moment, unknown to all of us, some power unknown to any of us, some arbiter of violence, was studying us surreptitiously, was opening up the barracks to the outside world, and all the beasts and centaurs and clumsy leviathans of that world, monster-eyed, deadly, impassioned, and famished for a chance to make a game of us, rushed invisibly to the center of the quadrangle for a glimpse of us, the four boys secretly in love with each other.
    Chapter 1.15 (91% in)

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