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::: suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
::: aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
::: ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
::: poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
::: nugatory - worthless; futile
::: reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
::: mingle - mix together in close association
::: shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.