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See definition of germinal on Dictionary.com
  • as inbudding
  • as inembryonic
  • as ininceptive
  • as ininitial
  • as ininitiatory

synonyms for germinal

  • burgeoning
  • fledgling
  • growing
  • incipient
  • nascent
  • promising
  • beginning
  • blossoming
  • germinating
  • maturing
  • opening
  • potential
  • pullulating
  • sprouting
  • vegetating
  • young
  • bursting forth
  • embryonic
  • fresh
  • pubescent
  • shooting up

antonyms for germinal

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  • dying
  • shrinking
  • withering
  • adult
  • developed
  • grown
  • mature
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      How to use germinal in a sentence

      My worry is that psychedelics may intensify attitudes that were already present in some germinal form.
      MICHAEL POLLAN ON THE PSYCHEDELIC RENAISSANCE AND NETFLIX'S NEW 'HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND' DOCUMENTARYTARA LAWJULY 12, 2022TIME
      From the germinal impression of a description, all the details grow; to this primary impression they all contribute.
      ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
      In a one-celled individual, there is no distinction between germinal and bodily functions.
      TABOO AND GENETICSMELVIN MOSES KNIGHT, IVA LOWTHER PETERS, AND PHYLLIS MARY BLANCHARD
      In the youngest egg which I had, the germinal disc was already divided into four segments by two furrows at right angles.
      THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
      The furrows in this case reached quite to the edge of the germinal disc.
      THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
      Where it cuts the surface it forms the zone of lighter colour immediately surrounding the germinal disc.
      THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
      There are therefore at this stage no distinct segments: the otherwise intact germinal disc is merely grooved by two furrows.
      THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
      The innermost band is formed by the germinal disc itself and is composed of spherules of the smallest size.
      THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
      I failed to observe any nuclei in the germinal disc just described, but it by no means follows that they were not present.
      THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
      In the next youngest of the eggs examined the germinal disc was already divided into twenty-one segments.
      THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
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      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO GERMINAL

      • beginning
      • blossoming
      • burgeoning
      • bursting forth
      • embryonic
      • fledgling
      • fresh
      • germinal
      • germinating
      • growing
      • incipient
      • maturing
      • nascent
      • opening
      • potential
      • promising
      • pubescent
      • pullulating
      • shooting up
      • sprouting
      • vegetating
      • young
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