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::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
::: aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
::: madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
::: mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility
::: frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
::: cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
::: bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement