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plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
grotto - small cavern