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suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
attenuate - make thin; weaken
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality