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aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
effeminate - having womanly traits