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forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
coax - persuade by flattery
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
animosity - active enmity
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic