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convention
Used in
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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  • Women who had wildly adored him, and for his sake had braved all social censure and set convention at defiance, were seen to grow pallid with shame or horror if Dorian Gray entered the room.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: to convene
as in: conventional behavior
as in: The Geneva Convention
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