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caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape