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::: appellation - name; title
::: fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
::: suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
::: amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
::: carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole