Usage: By engaging in riots the people sought to overcome the preponderance of the army general who had taken over the government.
2) a small change in the quality, behavior, or movement of something
Usage: In her perturbation she kept calling her son a freshman to see if everything was alright at college
Usage: The growing seedlings should be kept out of the full sun until the typical thick epidermis has appeared.
Usage: It was excruciating to get stung by so many bees at one time.
Usage: The firefighters were undaunted by the dangerous conditions they faced
Usage Embarrassed about their impoverished past after having won the lottery the family took solace in the erasure of all traces of their past life.
Usage: He was really interested to pursue his research in the field of ethnology.
Usage : Today the island is home to a large colony of little terns and is the only insular colony in Ireland.
2) near the ocean
Usage: The country's maritime industry is an important part of its economy.
Usage: The Nautilus was speeding at nearly thirty nautical miles an hour.
Usage : Igneous rock is formed by solidification from a molten state; especially from molten magma.
Usage: Movie stars often prefer to travel incognito.
Usage: His participation was proven by the video clip of the crime scene.
Usage: His health has been jeopardized by poor nutrition.
2) silly and more typical of a child than an adult
Usage: She criticized his juvenile behavior at the party.