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primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
component - element; ingredient
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
reprisal - retaliation
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross