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Global Words You Should Know

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1. To give up power

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

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

4. Faithfulness; allegiance; loyalty

5. Devotion and reverence to God

6. To give up power

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

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

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

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

11. Mistress

12. Having superior power and influence

13. A clergyman or other person in religious orders

14. Native to a certain area

15. Mistress

16. Relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages

17. A belief - principle - or teaching

18. Woven materials; cloth

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

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

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

22. Royal authority; supreme power and authority

23. The ceremony of installing a new monarch

24. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.

25. Independence; self-determination - political independence

26. Incapable of being solved or untangled

27. A cruel and oppressive dictator - tyrant

28. A remote and undeveloped area

29. Having superior power and influence

30. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it

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

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

33. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong

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

35. Direct descent from a particular ancestor

36. A clergyman or other person in religious orders

37. Independence; self-determination - political independence

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

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

40. A god or goddess

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

42. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting

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

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

45. The ceremony of installing a new monarch

46. Relating to or associated with an empire

47. Someone Who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

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

49. Woven materials; cloth

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