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germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
abridge - condense or shorten
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze