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conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
portly - stout; corpulent
clavicle - collarbone
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces