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dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
prototype - original work used as a model by others
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction