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aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
simplistic - oversimplified
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence