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instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
rotunda - circular building or hall covered with a dome
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
rational - (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman