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conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
compensatory - making up for; repaying
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence