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functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
horde - crowd; swarm
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost