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seismic - pertaining to earthquakes
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
tenet - doctrine; dogma
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath