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intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
topple - become unsteady and fall down
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous