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Global Words You Should Know

Subjects : literacy, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)






2. Incapable of being solved or untangled






3. Having superior power and influence






4. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






5. A way of life in Which men and women withdraw from the rest of the world in order to devote themselves to their faith; living life as a monk






6. To move or act with haste; proceed with haste; hurry






7. Incapable of being avoided or prevented - bound to happen






8. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it






9. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






10. Relating to a social system in which family descent and inheritance rights are traced through the mother






11. Preach the gospel (to)






12. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






13. Lower in rank or position - secondary; one Who is in a lower position or under the orders of someone else;






14. The most powerful members of a society (some with hereditary titles)






15. Living quarters reserved for wives and concubines and female relatives in a Muslim household






16. The combination of parts to make a whole






17. Death rate






18. Lower in rank or position - secondary; one Who is in a lower position or under the orders of someone else;






19. The act of being formally connected or joined






20. A belief - principle - or teaching






21. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






22. Independence; self-determination - political independence






23. To give up power






24. A god or goddess






25. Believers - followers






26. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant






27. A person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the those of the Roman Catholic Church






28. Right of inheritance belongs exclusively to the eldest son; seniority by birth






29. A person holding religious beliefs other than those of the main world religions.






30. Sameness; monotony; uniform - the same all over






31. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






32. The business given to a commercial establishment by its customers






33. Based on or tracing descent through the male line






34. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






35. Based on or tracing descent through the male line






36. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages






37. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






38. Any system of persons or things ranked one above another






39. A fortified military post where troops are stationed






40. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages






41. Related to the keeping or grazing of sheep or cattle






42. Devotion and reverence to God






43. Relating to a social system in which family descent and inheritance rights are traced through the mother






44. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






45. Sameness; monotony; uniform - the same all over






46. A clergyman or other person in religious orders






47. Open disrespect for a person or thing - look down on with disdain






48. Native to a certain area






49. A person holding religious beliefs other than those of the main world religions.






50. Divide society into social classes or castes; to arrange in layers