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caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
unimpeachable - that cannot be impeached; beyond doubt or question; blameless and exemplary
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
comprehend - include; understand
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain