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pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
Occident - the West
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
trident - three-pronged spear
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.