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denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy