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pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction