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practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
coax - persuade by flattery
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
curtail - shorten; reduce