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::: functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
::: creep - move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.
::: minatory - menacing; threatening
::: underlying - lying below; fundamental
::: decoy - lure or bait; V.
::: illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
::: mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
::: apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
::: adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.