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conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial