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aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
frail - weak; N. frailty
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
belated - delayed
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved