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minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
artless - without guile; open and honest