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imperil - put in danger
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
pretext - excuse
putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses