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indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk