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adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.
interminable - endless
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)