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wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision