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Global Words You Should Know

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1. Preach the gospel (to)

2. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct

3. The combination of parts to make a whole

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

5. Native to a certain area

6. Centered on a specific ethnic group - usually one's own

7. To stop; delay - hinder

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

9. Relating to or associated with an empire

10. Predicted; foretold

11. Based on or tracing descent through the male line

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

13. A god or goddess

14. Royal authority; supreme power and authority

15. Incapable of being solved or untangled

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

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

18. Believers - followers

19. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion

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

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

22. Having superior power and influence

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

24. To wipe out; to destroy

25. To give up power

26. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it

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

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

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

30. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence

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

32. Direct descent from a particular ancestor

33. Death rate

34. Death rate

35. Natural - inborn

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

37. Philosophy

38. To give up power

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

40. Relating to or associated with an empire

41. Devotion and reverence to God

42. Relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen

43. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

44. Natural - inborn

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

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

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

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

49. To wipe out; to destroy

50. Someone Who is drafted into military service