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graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige