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embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
preamble - introductory statement
disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against