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functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
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.
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
alcove - nook; recess
mortician - undertaker; CF. death