| Curbed (Verb)
||restrain or keep in check.
||“she promised she would curb her temper”
| Sceptical (Adjective)
||not easily convinced; having doubts or reservations.
||“the public were deeply sceptical about some of the proposals”
| Arcane (Adjective)
||understood by few; mysterious or secret.
||“arcane procedures for electing people”
| Alleged (Adjective)
||said, without proof, to have taken place or to have a specified illegal or undesirable quality.
||“the alleged conspirators”
| Cognisance (Noun)
||knowledge or awareness.
||“the Renaissance cognizance of Greece was limited”
| Redress (Verb)
||remedy or set right (an undesirable or unfair situation).
||“the power to redress the grievances of our citizens”
| Detention (Noun)
||the action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody.
||“the fifteen people arrested were still in police detention”
| Delegation (Noun)
||a body of delegates or representatives; a deputation.
||”a delegation of teachers”
| Staggered (Verb)
||walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall.
||“he staggered to his feet, swaying a little”
| Subterfuge (Noun)
||deceit used in order to achieve one’s goal.
||“he had to use subterfuge and bluff on many occasions”
| Verdict (Noun)
||a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.
||“The board returned a unanimous guilty verdict”
| Underscore (Verb)
||“The data accumulated by the Bureau of Labour Statistics underscore this phenomenon”
| Inherent (Adjective)
||existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute.
||“I’m afraid the problems you mention are inherent in the system”
| Precedent (Adjective)
||preceding in time, order, or importance.
||“The judgment on pension rights has established a precedent”
| Commend (Verb)
||praise formally or officially.
||“We should commend good people and good deeds”