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petty
being small or minor and of no importance; narrow-minded or unsympathetic
bazaars
market, fair for charity
baited
harass with dogs usually for sport; furnish a hook or a trap with bait
nimble
agile, clever
hideous
very ugly
jeer
speak or cry out in derision; ridicule
imperialism
policy of controlling other nations
cowed
adult female of a bovine animal; intimidate
oppressed
persecute, weigh down
supplant
take the place of
prostrate
stretched out with face on the ground; fall or throw oneself into a position of helplessness
despotic
tyrant
constables
police officer
labyrinth
maze
squalid
filthy or wretched
Dravidian
language family of India, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan that includes Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam ;a member of an ancient dark-skinned people of southern India
coolie
unskilled oriental laborer
mire
heavy deep mud
mahout
driver and keeper of an elephant
garish
offensively bright or gaudy
conjuror
summon by sorcery; practice sleight of hand; entreat
sahib
used especially among the native inhabitants of colonial India when addressing or speaking of a European of some social or official status
resolute
having a fixed purpose
senility
mentally deficient through old age
pretext
falsely stated purpose