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::: functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
::: dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
::: manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
::: clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
::: sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
::: heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
::: whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
::: incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline
::: quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme