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convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
deft - neat; skillful
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
appall - dismay; shock deeply
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary