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convex - curving outward
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original