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apprehensive - fearful; discerning
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group