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germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
granary - storehouse for grain
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum