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hut - crude dwelling; shack
subaltern - subordinate
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
mirth - merriment; laughter
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
befuddle - confuse thoroughly