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::: inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
::: waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
::: emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
::: seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
::: obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
::: optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
::: dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
::: wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea