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germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
allege - state without proof
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension