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convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination