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embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
braggadocio - boasting
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate