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malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism