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Adamite

(ˈædəˌmaɪt)
n
1. a human being
2. a nudist, esp a member of an early Christian sect who sought to imitate Adam
Adamitic adj
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Pearline Portious gives birth to a little girl, Adamine Portious, who comes of age and moves from the colony to a Revivalists camp (she discovers she has the gift of "warning"), then to London for an ill-fated marriage, then to an asylum for the mad, and back again.
In England, Adamine's husband describes her response to his flat offering: "She began unleashing such a string of curse words that had she been in Jamaica where they still charged people for indecent language, she would have been broke after five minutes."
The Last Warner Woman by Kei Miller, Phoenix, pounds 7.99 A MAGICAL tale of beliefs and superstition, this is the story of Adamine Bustamante, a strange child who, as she grows up, discovers she has the gift of 'warning' - the power to both protect and terrify.