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embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune