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convention
used in My Antonia

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Definition
something regarded as normal or typical
  • Their beauty shone out too boldly against a conventional background.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (53% in)
  • But Lena had picked up all the conventional expressions she heard at Mrs. Thomas's dressmaking shop.
    Book 3 — Lena Lingard (66% in)

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