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conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
inerrancy - infallibility
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
perturb - disturb greatly
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight