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susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done