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motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
captious - faultfinding; too critical
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
genesis - beginning; origin
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor