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::: improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
::: functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
::: impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
::: placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
::: absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
::: saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
::: plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
::: harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
::: conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion