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convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
hoodwink - deceive; delude
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent