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functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
flora - plants of a region or era
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
concur - agree; coincide; happen at the same time
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place