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primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
simplistic - oversimplified
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
underscore - underline; emphasize