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::: indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
::: ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
::: prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
::: encircle - surround
::: ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
::: brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
::: retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile