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elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
allay - calm; pacify
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
expedite - hasten; make go faster
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
hut - crude dwelling; shack