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residue - remainder; balance
adept - expert at; very skilled
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
execrable - very bad; detestable
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea