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seminal
of, relating to, or consisting of seed or semen; containing or contributing the seeds of later development.
cache
a hiding place for concealing and preserving provisions--a secure place of storage; something hidden or stored in a cache; to place, hide, or store in a cache.
subterfuge
deception in order to conceal, escape, or evade; a deceptive device.
banal
lacking originality; trite.
panoply
a full suit of armor; ceremonial attire; something forming a protective covering; a magnificent or impressive array; a display of all appropriate accessories.
germane
closely akin; being at once relevant and appropriate; fitting; relevant.
vapid
lacking liveliness or force; insipid.
esoteric
designed or understood by a small group of people.
salvo
a simultaneous discharge of two or more guns in military action or salute; the release all at one time of bombs; the bombs released in a salvo; a sudden burst; a spirited attack.
nadir
the lowest point; on a sphere.
conflate
to bring together; to fuse; to combine (as two readings of a text) into a composite whole.