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::: merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
::: germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
::: saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
::: effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
::: centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
::: engulf - surround and swallow up
::: optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
::: coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
::: sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
::: selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer