Nectar In A Seive Vocabulary for Finals

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bullock

young bull, steer

maidan

an open area or space in or near a town, often used as a marketplace or parade ground

chattels

personal property

plantains

any of various plants of the genus "plantago" that produce dense spikes of small greenish flowers, especially either of the two Eurasian weeds, P. major or P. lanceolata. Also called ribwort

taciturn

inclined to silence; reserved in speech; reluctant to join in conversation

palanguin

(formerly in India or otherr Eastern countries) a passenger conveyance, usually for one person, consisting of a covered or boxlike litter carried by means of poles resting on the shoulders of several men

propitious

presenting favorable conditions (i.e. weather)

granary

a storehouse or repository for grain, esp. after it has been threshed or husked

paddy

rice field, or rice itself

thresh

to seperate the grain or seeds from (a cereal plant or the like) by some mechanical means, as by beating w/ a flail or by the action of a threshing machine

winnow

to free (grain) from the lighter particles of chaff, dirt, etc., esp. by throwing it into the air and allowing the wind or a forced current fo air to blow away impurities

wraithlike

an apparition of a living person supposed to portend his or her death

throng

approx. 1 lb. in weight

countenance

appearance, esp. the look or expression of the face

quiescent

being at rest; quiet; still; inactive or motionless

brinjals

eggplant

bandicoots

any of the several large rats of the genera Bandicota and Nesokia of s.e. Asia

solicitude

the state of being solicitous; anxiety or concern

ague

a malarial fever characterized by reg. returning paroxysms, marked by succesive cold, hot and sweating fits

acrid

bitter

daunt

to defeat

injunctions

restrictions; limitations imposed on a person or institution's freedom

jauntily

lightly; easy

ravenous

extremely hungry

reproach

to blame; to criticize

ruddy

reddish

solace

comfort

taciturn

silent; reluctant to talk

avidly

eagerly

cleave

to cut

exuberant

joyfully enthusiastic

fledgling

young bird

furtively

secretively

incoherently

w/o logic

malignant

evil

speculatively

questioningly

taper

candle

usury

leading practice in which unusually high rates of interest are charged

amity

friendship

beningly

kindly

dolefully

sorrowfully

fitfully

irregularly

inexorably

mercilessly, relentlessly

poignancy

bittersweetness

predatory

preying on others

saunter

to stroll

truculently

fiercly

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