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::: proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
::: reprisal - retaliation
::: antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
::: coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
::: blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
::: impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
::: indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
::: snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
::: glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text