Indian Literature Vocab

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  1. adj – that which can be touched, felt, or handled
    Palpable
  2. v – to make less severe
    Mitigate
  3. n – a likeness or imitation that is so distorted or inferior as to seem ludicrous
    Caricature
  4. n – a thing conceded or granted; acknowledgment; as of an argument or claim
    Concession
  5. adj – ludicrously eccentric or strange; ridiculous; absurd
    Grotesque
  6. n – sanctuary where one is safe and secure; refuge
    Asylum
  7. adj – feeding on the dead
    Carrion
  8. adv – excessively, abundantly
    Profusely
  9. n – a person appointed to rule when the king is too young to rule himself
    Regent
  10. n – feelings of hesitancy, doubt, or uneasiness arising from difficulty in deciding
    what is right, proper, ethical
    Scruples
  11. v – to be prevalent throughout
    Pervade
  12. adj – apparent to the senses (of sight or to the mind); evident; obvious; clear;
    plain
    Manifest
  13. v – the ability to make or perceive distinctions; perception; discernment
    Discrimination
  14. n – thoughtful religious meditation
    Contemplation
  15. v – think deeply and continuously
    Meditate
  16. adj – strong and offensive in smell or taste
    Rank
  17. n – that which sustains life; nourishment; food
    Sustenance
  18. n – a sweetened, aromatic solution
    Elixir
  19. v – to come as a natural growth, advantage, or right
    Accrue
  20. n – sound or prosperous public welfare
    Weal
  21. adj – totally bad; corrupt; depraved
    Reprobate
  22. v – to avoid work or responsibility
    Skulk
  23. n – the face, facial features; visage
    Countenance
  24. adj – obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree
    Obsequiously
  25. v – root out, destroy
    Extirpate

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