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  1. Apr 2018
    1. evince

      reveal the presence of

    2. Awadh

      Awadh, also called Oudh, is a historic region of northern India, now constituting the northeastern portion of Uttar Pradesh state. It was annexed to Oudh by the British in 1856, which angered the Indians and was a base cause of the Indian Mutiny (1857–58), the largest Indian rebellion against British rule

    3. Nawabs of Awadh

      a title that was given to the rulers of the Indian princely state of Awadh or Oudh. They were a clan of rulers that came from Persia in the early 18th century.

    4. Emperor Akbar

      The third Mughal emperor, who reigned from 1556 to 1605. He established a centralized system of administration and adopted a policy of conciliating conquered rulers through marriage and diplomacy

    5. Central Asian Mughals

      Also known as the Mughals, this Muslim dynasty of Turkic-Mongol origin that ruled most of northern India from the early 16th to the mid-18th century. The Mughal dynasty was notable for its more than two centuries of effective rule over much of India, and an attempt to integrate Hindus and Muslims into a united Indian state.

    6. castes

      a level of social class in Hindu society

  2. Mar 2018
    1. Zamindars


    2. Raja

      an Indian king or prince, it is short for Maharajah. Maharajah itself is Sanskrit for "great ruler", or "high king"

    3. frenziedReligionism

      A form of excessive or exaggerated religious zeal; almost like a fanatic

    4. Skejetoninthecupboard.

      Another term for "skeleton in the closet" meaning to have an embarrassing or unpleasant secret about something that happened in the past

    5. Brahmans,

      a member of the highest Hindu caste, a priest

    6. Eleusinccoracana

      Also known as finger millet, this is an annual herb/ cereal crop grown in areas in Africa and Asia.