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benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest