remnant Definition remaining; yet left Example This bucket is full of fabric remnants.
illicit Definition not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; Example What kinds of activities are illicit at school?
profusely Definition abundantly Example On the hot day, I was sweating profusely.
reprimands Definition Lecture or rebuke Example As a teenager, I grew tired of all my mother’s reprimands, although I probably deserved them.
jovial Definition Good-natured; jolly Example Everyone wants to be around jovial people.
hesitation Definition indecision in speech or action Example The woman hesitated before going on an online-dating site.
paraphernalia Definition appendages; ornaments; finery; equipments Example A good set of knives is essential paraphernalia in a cook’s kitchen.
perfunctory Definition hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough Example Danny completed his chores in a perfunctory manner, just trying to get his wife off his back. Lipsinging is considered perfunctory.
defiantly Definition Rebelliously Example Carrie stood up to her boss defiantly, only to find she had lost her job.