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functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
ambulatory - able to walk
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional