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Global Words You Should Know

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1. Death rate

2. Very strict in matters of religious or moral conduct

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

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

5. Devotion and reverence to God

6. A god or goddess

7. Having superior power and influence

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

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

10. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty

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

12. The ceremony of installing a new monarch

13. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

14. A clergyman or other person in religious orders

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

16. Incapable of being solved or untangled

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

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

19. Any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant; mix together different elements

20. Mistress

21. The combination of parts to make a whole

22. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty

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

24. Predicted; foretold

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

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

27. A god or goddess

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

29. Preach the gospel (to)

30. To give up power

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

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

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

34. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting

35. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.

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

37. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence

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

39. Relating to or associated with an empire

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

41. Strive to equal or match - especially by imitating

42. Incapable of being solved or untangled

43. Kept from public knowledge by various means; held back

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

45. A clergyman or other person in religious orders

46. The ceremony of installing a new monarch

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

48. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong

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

50. A belief - principle - or teaching