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luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
lineage - descent; ancestry
inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief