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filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
vernal - pertaining to spring
belligerent - quarrelsome
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death