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infinitesimal - very small
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige