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conformist
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The House of Mirth
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  • She belonged to the class of old New Yorkers who have always lived well, dressed expensively, and done little else; and to these inherited obligations Mrs. Peniston faithfully conformed.
  • Perhaps he was repenting his rash outpourings of the previous day; perhaps only trying, in his clumsy way, to conform to Selden’s counsel to behave "as usual."

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  • most teenagers are surprisingly conformist within a subgroup
  • She is content with the success of a hard-working conformist.

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