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Global Words You Should Know

Subjects : literacy, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A person holding religious beliefs other than those of the main world religions.






2. Philosophy






3. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






4. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field






5. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence






6. Multiple ethnic or religious groups existing in the same area






7. Direct descent from a particular ancestor






8. A belief - principle - or teaching






9. Code of morality






10. The body of doctrine - myth - belief - etc. - that guides an individual - social movement - institution - class - or large group.






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






12. Control of a product or service by one company






13. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.






14. Strength - energy






15. A group - usually a small part of a larger group - united around some cause






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






17. Following in time or order - following - coming after or later






18. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty






19. To give up power






20. A subdivision of a larger religious group - A relatively small group that has broken away from an established denomination






21. To come together in a group or crowd - assemble






22. The combination of parts to make a whole






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






24. Strive to equal or match - especially by imitating






25. To wipe out; to destroy






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






27. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct






28. Natural - inborn






29. A remote and undeveloped area






30. Of recognized authority or excellence; relating to ancient Greece or Rome






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






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






33. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion






34. A god or goddess






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






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






37. Based on or tracing descent through the male line






38. A person who believes in the equality of all people






39. Predicted; foretold






40. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






41. Outward demonstration; indication of the presence of something;






42. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting






43. Arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)






44. 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






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






46. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong






47. Decaying or decayed - especially in terms of morals - downfall






48. Castrated males - originally in charge of protection of the ruler's concubines. Eventually had major roles in government - especially in China.






49. Mistress






50. (n) an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action