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::: malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
::: peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
::: recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
::: belated - delayed
::: functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
::: expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
::: amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
::: fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral