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::: mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
::: confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
::: funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
::: nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
::: witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
::: judicious - sound on judgment; wise
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary