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laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
component - element; ingredient
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
dissent - disagree