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seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair