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emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
filing - particle removed by a file
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie