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germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
replete - fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)