a) to mimic, to ape
b) to pretend
c) to use profane language, to swear
d) to mutter, to mumble
Today's Featured Word: SUFFRAGATORY
exercising a right to vote ...1813 obs.
from Latin suffragatorius belonging to the support of a candidate
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1813 - see EXAMPLE below
"...might deserve attention in France, when suffragatory institutions
were to be solicited at the hands of pre-established power."
From: The Monthly Magazine, 1813
"Extracts from the Portfolio of a Man of Letters"
"Plumping at Elections"
• A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles, James Murray, 1887-1933
Daily Word Quiz Answer
SIMULACRIZE b) to pretend ...1845