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functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
paramour - illicit lover
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy