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Example sentences for conviction
But for all its brutality, his sentence followed trial and conviction.
The biggest reality of the world is a matter neither of conjecture, belief, nor moral conviction.
Start with the third paragraph but write with conviction and strength.
The total state wants to drain all conviction from the writer.
But secondly, there's a deep conviction in the euro area that monetary financing of governments is not the right way to go.
It suggests either poor judgment or a lack of conviction.
The appointments deepened the capital's conviction that the exercise is doomed to stalemate.
Any or all of these are enough to cast doubt on the conviction.
At nineteen, after dropping out of college, he impressed two local investors with his brilliance and his conviction.
Four weeks of nearly continuous tracking provided the basis of an indictment and subsequent conviction for drug trafficking.
But he was an instrument of the law, a disciplined judge, and the prosecution had failed to meet the standards for a conviction.
The prosecutor in the case says he is sure the conviction was right.
People all too often believe something as truth given the strength of the conviction of others.
With the guidance of her entourage, she invariably made the wrong decisions, and the result was humiliation and conviction.
Unrealism reflects an entire generation's conviction that the world they have inherited is a crummy second-rate duplicate.
The zombie himself has never looked better, dripping with wounds, full of conviction.
He's awestruck and fumbling-he doesn't possess, to our eyes, the conviction of a writer.
And if they fail to produce it, a judge can overturn a conviction.
They shared a conviction that technological innovation would shape the art of the future.
The fine things in your first novel are there because you wrote them with a whole heart, from an intense conviction.
For the cops, an arrest is almost as good as a conviction.
Their unhealthiness is their soundness, and is what carries conviction.
Conviction does nothing to restore lost innocence, and acquittal seldom vindicates the right.
Many cosmologists have reservations about string theory and some really are arguing with conviction that it isn't science.
There was a palpable conviction that the two revolutions were reliant on one another for their success.
Our elected officials may, for political reasons or from genuine conviction, choose to regulate a technology.
With a drug conviction and no work history, his chances of getting employed seemed remote.
Her conviction that the novel was a work of literary genius led her to stand up in the book's first promotion meeting.
In his understated but sturdy main character he gives us an instance of one of the best who lack all conviction.
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