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amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
appall - dismay; shock deeply
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep