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functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
remediable - reparable
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
atypical - not normal; not typical