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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
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
botch - mismanage; blow
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia