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converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
mirth - merriment; laughter
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
gist - essence; main point; substance
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified