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memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
desiccate - dry up