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analogous - comparable; similar
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious