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Word: caste

Definition: one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige


Sentences Containing 'caste'

A shortage of one caste causes the workers to produce more ants of that caste.
According to Sant Tukaram, there is no reference of any caste hierarchy mentioned in the Vedas.
Almost all the residents of this village are of same social caste Reddy, Bhumanchi Reddy.
Being in the lesser caste he was treated with disdain and contempt by those placed above him.
Belonging to Velama, caste in the region, he was re-elected in 1985.
budha and ladha were two real brothers who were khatri by caste.
Despite the sectarian differences, Syrian Christians share a common social status within the Caste system of Kerala and is considered as Forward Caste.
Each of their settlement contains an informal caste council, known as a biradari panchayat.
For example, they campaigned against caste distinctions and alcohol abuse.
For it was he that created rank and caste down there, and also reverence for rank and caste, and pride and pleasure in them.
Foraging expeditions are hazardous and therefore handled by older, and thus more expendable, members of the caste.
He did not believe in and was against caste system, that's why he added his village name 'Bhikhi' with his name instead of his surname/caste i.e. Kalra.He did not believe in superstitions.
He was also noted to be strongly opposed to the Caste System in Hinduism.
He was introduced NIRATAANNADANAM to irrespective of Caste, Colour and Religion.
Historically, religion and caste played a major role in community, with individuals associating and marrying within their religion or caste.
In the mid-1960s, William Labov added an interest in variation within the speech of a caste.
It is a division of the traditional warrior caste called Kshatriya, although in modern times members of this caste also engage in a variety of other professions.
It is a Scheduled Caste reserved constituency.
Jules Bloch published a study on caste dialects in 1910, however this was not followed up for some decades.
Kaushik Gotra of Brahmin caste is very famous in Bawani Khera.
Kids are admitted in to private schools based on caste based reservations.
Nimbargi belonged to a Nellawai sub-caste of the Lingayat caste.
Oral historians molded their way into the caste system and although they are of a lower caste then nobles, they are extremely influential in Mali.
Out of 42 wards, 4 wards have been reserved for Scheduled caste.
Pangili's residents live in a general state of poverty, and adhere to the Hindu Caste system.
Raut Nacha is a dance performed by yadava/yaduvanshis, a caste which considers themselves to be descendants of Krishna.
Seer Karuneegar is a subcaste or part of Karuneegar caste.
Several South Indians use caste names as surnames in the Western mode.
Shivaji and most of the Maratha warriors belonged to the Maratha caste of the four-tier Hindu caste system, whereas all of the Peshwas belonged to the Brahmin caste.
Some researchers separate seven castes, while others dismiss the idea of caste altogether.
Such a willingness to criticize emphasizes the fact that griots do have in Mali despite their position in the caste system.
Suryavanshi Aare Katika is a caste found in India.
The Badhiphul are a Hindu caste found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India.
The Badhiphul are an occupational Hindu caste, traditionally involved in metallurgy and carpentry.
The Bhantu are a Hindu caste found in North India, and those in Uttar Pradesh have scheduled caste status . Origin.
The Bharwads are a Hindu caste found in the state of Gujarat in India who claim Nandvanshi origins.
The caste of the resulting adult depends on environmental cues.
The caste of the resulting worker is determined by the conditions, which are in turn regulated by adult workers.
The Dalits of India had been on the bottom of the Indian caste system for millennia.
The fact that Mohana is not from his caste is considered by his followers as a symbol of caste denial. And an additional information is Mrs.Mohana's parents were inter caste marriaged pair (caste denial marriage).
The influence of the Caste system has largely atrophied and arranged marriages are no longer common.
The Maher caste is a Pakistani caste from the Sindh Province and also in Punjab Province.
The Maher caste is also an Indian caste from the Gujarat Province.
The people of Brahmin caste are very powerful.
The Rodiya language, a dialect of Sinhala, is spoken by the low-caste community of Rodiyas.
The term refers to the priestly caste of Zoroastrianism.
The Vettuva Gounder are members of an Indian caste.
There are streets only belongs to a particular community/caste.
They live in multi-caste villages, but occupy distinct quarters.
Those with this last name could be Niyogi Brahmins or Sri Vaishnava Brahmins or they could also be from a caste other than the Brahmin caste.

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::: presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
::: evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
::: regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
::: jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
::: morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
::: steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady