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functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
insurgent - rebellious; N.
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful