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ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
contusion - bruise
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
deleterious - harmful