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concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
ensue - follow (as a result)
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily