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Global Words You Should Know

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

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

3. Death rate

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

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

6. Control of a product or service by one company

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

8. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant

9. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong

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

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

12. Incapable of being solved or untangled

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

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

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

16. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty

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

18. Believers - followers

19. A fortified military post where troops are stationed

20. The act of being formally connected or joined

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

22. To stop; delay - hinder

23. Devotion and reverence to God

24. Code of morality

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

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

27. A god or goddess

28. Strength - energy

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

30. Relating to or associated with an empire

31. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

32. Preach the gospel (to)

33. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting

34. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting

35. A clergyman or other person in religious orders

36. Otherworldly; mysterious; enigmatic

37. Natural - inborn

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

39. The ceremony of installing a new monarch

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

41. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it

42. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty

43. A person's condition or position in the eyes of the law; relative rank or standing - especially in society ;prestige

44. Otherworldly; mysterious; enigmatic

45. Having superior power and influence

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

47. To stop; delay - hinder

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

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

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