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chamcha
 n.— «No doubt, the British also had their sycophants—toadys, bachhas, jholichuks and hukkabardars—but chamchas of the modern vintage they had none. Chamchas are a breed apart. A chamcha, verily is more than a favourite. He is a catalytic agent to activate the Sahib’s ego and cloud and obfuscate his thinking.» —“In Praise of Chamchagiri” by P.S. Sharma Times of India Jan. 17, 1998. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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