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functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
genre - particular variety of art or literature
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
ameliorate - improve
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
suitor - man who is courting a woman