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seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
adamant - hard; inflexible
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
humdrum - dull; monotonous
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
aegis - shield; protection; defense
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.