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empirical - based on experience
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
contaminate - pollute
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea