The Breadwinner vocabulary

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kerosene

thin oil obtained from petroleum and used as a fuel

latrine

outdoor toilet

ruse

a clever way to fool someone

thug

a bully or thief

labyrinth

a maze

maimed

to injure badly or cripple by violence

burqa

a long, tent-like garment which Taliban force the women to wear

chador

a piece of cloth worn by women and girls to cover their hair and shoulders

Dari

one of the two main languages spoken in Afghanistan

Taliban

members of the extremist ruling party in Afghanistan

Pashtu

the other main languages spoken in Afghanistan

smuggle

to export or import secretly and unlawfully

intact

not damaged

snuffling

to breathe through a partly blocked nose with a sniffing sound

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