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conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
appall - dismay; shock deeply
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism