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convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
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
clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
interpolate - insert between
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround