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overblown - inflated; exaggerated
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
cleft - N: split
prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
comestible - something fit to be eaten
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue