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::: causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
::: evince - show clearly
::: paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
::: cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
::: sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
::: exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
::: discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism