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shrine
any structure or site used in worship or devotion; a sacred place
cistern
an often underground artificial reservoir or tank for storing water (especially rainwater)
insinuating
strongly hinting
vendor
one who sells
fodder
a food for livestock (camels, cows, horses)
henna
a dye reddish dye made from a plant by the same name
compassion
to feel pity with an urge to help
betroth
to promise to marry or give in marriage
frigid
extremely cold
grieve
mourn; to feel extreme sorrow or distress, particularly over a loss
riveted
staring
disheveled
to hang in disorder (messy)
gingerly
very cautious or careful
inert
very slow to move or act
dowry
the property that a woman brings to her husband in marriage
mosque
Muslim place of worship
intent
intense
bandoliers
a broad belt worn over one shoulder and across the chest, with pockets for carrying ammunition
turban
a headdress made of cloth wrapped around a small cap
rigid
lacking flexibility
tunic
a long blouse or shirt
monsoon
the rainy season
tethered
tied
hobble
tying two feet together
immobile
unmoving
pannier
a large basket used for carrying loads on the back