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disquietude
uneasiness; anxiety
seminal
germinal, influencing future developments.

antonym is derivative
allay
calm; pacify
artifice
deception, trickery
pejorative
negative in connotation; having a belittling effect
churlish
boorish,rude
progenitor
ancestor
whet
sharpen, stimulate
insensible
unconscious, unresponsive
plumb
examine critically in order to understand
gaffe
social blunder
decorum
propriety; orderliness and good taste in manner
schism
division, split
constraint
compulsion; repression of feelings
guileless
without deceit, not deceptive
puissant
powerful; strong; potent
pastiche
imitation of another's style in musical composition or writing
propitiate
appease
pusillanimous
cowardly; fainthearted
inexorable
relentless; unyielding; implacable
indomitable
unconquerable; unyielding
inveigle
lead astray; wheedle
invective
abuse
inured
accustomed
inveigh
denounce; utter censure or invective
invunerable
incapable of injury
inviduous
creates ill will or envy
inveterate
deep rooted, habitual
traduce
expose to slander
tractable
easily managed
tenuous
thin, rare, slim
turpitude
depravity
sententious
concise