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A traditional way of behaving specific to a particular society or time. Latin “consuetudo” < “consuetus” = habit, usage.

Tooth or bone decay. Latin “caries”=decay.

“Cheers” or “Good Health” < German “prost” < Latin “prosit” < “prodesse”=may it benefit; to be of value.

A bed or low soft seat without a back or arms. Turkish “divan” < Persian “diwan”=bench.

Cows and bulls kept on a farm for their meat or milk. Old French “chattel”=property < Latin “capitalis” < “caput”=head.

To give someone something of great value. Middle English “bistowen”=put in place < Old English “be-“=intensifier + “stowen”=to place.

Fearless and adventurous; daring and brave. French “intrepide” < Latin “intrepidus” < “in-“=not + “trepidus”=alarmed.

Without teeth. Greek “agomfious” < “a-“=without + “gomfios”=molar tooth.

To rob a place with violence, usually in wartime. French “pillage”=booty < Latin “pilagium”=the act of robbery or plundering.

Dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy. French “sombre” < Latin “sub”=under + “umbra”=shade.