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haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
denigrate - blacken; defame
dignitary - person of high rank or position
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige