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practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents