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aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
humility - humbleness of spirit
gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
forward - presumptuous or bold
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.