GRE Word List

CONVENTION

social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement

The meaning of the word convention is social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement.

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WordMeaning
writwritten command issued by a court (telling someone to do or not to do something)
corrugatedwrinkled; ridged
ultimatefinal; not susceptible to further analysis; fundamental; Ex. The sun is the ultimate source of energy.
gambitopening in chess in which a piece is sacrificed; action made to produce a future advantage
peonlandless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
ventilateadmit fresh air into to replace stale air
peripateticwalking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
multiplicitystate of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
unmitigated(of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
testatormaker of a will; CF. testatrix