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Global Words You Should Know

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1. Believers - followers

2. Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it

3. To give up power

4. Belief in government run by religious leaders

5. A god or goddess

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

7. Relating to or associated with an empire

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

9. Code of morality

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

11. Largely inactive - accustomed to sitting

12. Incapable of being solved or untangled

13. The act of being formally connected or joined

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

15. Native to a certain area

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

17. Believers - followers

18. Worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion

19. Philosophy

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

21. Natural - inborn

22. Someone Who is drafted into military service

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

24. The official head of the Roman Catholic Church.

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

26. A fortified military post where troops are stationed

27. Otherworldly; mysterious; enigmatic

28. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence

29. 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

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

31. The combination of parts to make a whole

32. A belief - principle - or teaching

33. Strength - energy

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

35. Woven materials; cloth

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

37. Belief in government run by religious leaders

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

39. Strength - energy

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

41. A god or goddess

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

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

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

45. Native to a certain area

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

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

48. Code of morality

49. Motivation based on ideas of right and wrong

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