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compensatory - making up for; repaying
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
abode - dwelling place; home
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
longevity - long life; long duration
defection - desertion
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place