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frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
incur - bring upon oneself
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
stratified - divided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness