stranger vs native

stranger

Definitions

noun

  1. an individual that one is not acquainted with
  2. anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

Examples

If there was any hope of holding on to even a shred of her dwindling self-respect, she should do exactly what she knew Margo would do—close the laptop, take her de-scrunchied, perfumed, and nearly thonged self down to the nearest club, pick up the first passably good-looking stranger who asked her to dance, and bring him back to the apartment for some safe but anonymous sex.

But he knew he would be like a stranger to her, a strange man with a repellingly scarred face.

But her own life was often stranger than any action-packed fiction plot.

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native

Definitions

adjective

  1. characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin
  2. as found in nature in the elemental form
  3. characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning
  4. belonging to one by birth

noun

  1. an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
  2. indigenous plants and animals
  3. a person born in a particular place or country

Examples

Pay particular attention to zoning in each of the alternatives proposed for your area.

I mean they ought to be able to reflect on possible alternative views, and some do.

Sodium thiopental was used by most U.S. states as part of a lethal injection combination, but many have switched to an alternative drug called pentobarbital amid an ongoing shortage.

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