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glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
spatial - relating to space
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation