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functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
discrete - separate; unconnected
archipelago - group of closely located islands