1. ConvictionDefinition: Confirmed belief; being found guilty of charge
Usage: She is a person of conviction once she accepts something it is very difficult to change her views.
2. DerisiveDefinition: Unkind and showing that you think someone or something is ridiculous.
Usage: The boy gave a derisive laugh after he purposely pushed the girl into the mud.
3. FickleDefinition: Changing often and suddenly | often changing their mind in an unreasonable way so that you cannot rely on them.
Usage: He blames the poor sales on fickle customers.
4. ErraticDefinition: Not happening at regular times; not following any plan or regular pattern; that you cannot rely on.
Usage: Mary is a gifted but erratic player.
5. UnravelDefinition: Separate and clarify the elements of something.
Usage: Sherlock Holmes was looking closely through the victim's belongings to find any clue that would help him unravel the mystery.
6. SwatheDefinition: Wrap in several layers of fabric.
Usage: The model was swathed in yards of fabric with the designer knowing about arranging it.
7. DeflatedDefinition: 1) to let air or gas out of a tire, balloon, etc.; to become smaller because of air or gas coming out 2) to make someone feel less confident; to make someone or something feel or seem less important 3) to reduce the amount of money being used in a country so that prices fall or stay steady.
Usage: His car types were deflated soon after he left for work.
8. ControvertDefinition: To say or prove that something is not true.
Usage: The attorney offered evidence that controverted the plaintiff's allegations.
9. SurlyDefinition: Ill-humored, arrogant, domineering.
Usage: One hesitated before going to their house as they had to endure the surly behaviour of their host's father who found fault with everything.
10. BoisterousDefinition: Noisy and full of life and energy.
Usage: The children played boisterously at recess.
11. ConceitedDefinition: Having too much pride in yourself and what you do.
Usage: It's very conceited of you to assume that your work is always the best.
12. FoilDefinition: To stop something from happening, especially something illegal.
Usage: Customs officials foiled an attempt to smuggle the paintings out of the country.
13. UnbridledDefinition: Not controlled and therefore extreme.
Usage: The crowd was swept with unbridled enthusiasm.
14. UnscrupulousDefinition: Without moral principles.
Usage: The unscrupulous politician bribed a voter.
15. AdroitDefinition: Skillful and smart, especially in dealing with people.
Usage: He is an exceptionally adroit pianist.
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