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formed by agreement or compact

The meaning of the word conventional is formed by agreement or compact.

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mustera representative specimen (see specimen
listlesscharacterized by lack of interest, energy, or spirit
carnivoroussubsisting or feeding on animal tissues
etymologythe history of a linguistic form (such as a word) shown by tracing its development since its earliest recorded occurrence in the language where it is found, by tracing its transmission from one language to another, by analyzing it into its component parts, by identifying its cognates in other languages, or by tracing it and its cognates to a common ancestral form in an ancestral language
excisean internal tax levied on the manufacture, sale, or consumption of a commodity
arbitraryexisting or coming about seemingly at random or by chance or as a capricious and unreasonable act of will
lanceta sharp-pointed and commonly 2-edged surgical instrument used to make small incisions
lustera glow of reflected light : sheen
obituarya notice of a person's death usually with a short biographical account
carriondead and putrefying flesh