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seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
complementary - serving to complete something
sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
ovation - enthusiastic applause