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limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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concept

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    conception; construct.

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semantic

  • adjective of or relating to meaning or the study of meaning
    • semantic analysis

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menog

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vaudois

  • noun a Christian sect of dissenters that originated in southern France in the late 12th century adopted Calvinist doctrines in the 16th century
    Waldenses.

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alien

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    noncitizen; foreigner; outlander.
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    unknown; stranger.

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yazdagird

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aegis

  • noun kindly endorsement and guidance
    protection; auspices.
    • the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council
  • noun armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass
    egis; breastplate.

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saint

  • noun a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; holy man.

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shakers

  • noun a celibate and communistic Christian sect in the United States
    United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing.
  • noun a person who wields power and influence
    shaker; mover and shaker.
    • a shaker of traditional beliefs
    • movers and shakers in the business world

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religious

  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    spiritual.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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society_of_jesus

  • noun a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1534 to defend Catholicism against the Reformation and to do missionary work among the heathen; it is strongly committed to education and scholarship
    Jesuit order.

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varnish

  • noun a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
  • verb cover with varnish
    seal.

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mandeanism

  • noun a Gnostic religion originating the 2nd and 3rd centuries that believes John the Baptist was the Messiah and that incorporates Jewish and Christian elements into a framework of dualistic beliefs
    Mandaeanism.

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docetism

  • noun the heretical doctrine (associated with the Gnostics) that Jesus had no human body and his sufferings and death on the cross were apparent rather than real

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religion

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religious belief; faith.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    organized religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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religious_sect

  • noun a subdivision of a larger religious group
    religious order; sect.

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dahri

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edward

  • noun King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
    Edward VIII; Duke of Windsor.
  • noun King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
    Albert Edward; Edward VII.

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sovereignty

  • noun government free from external control
  • noun royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
    reign.

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division

  • noun an army unit large enough to sustain combat
    • two infantry divisions were held in reserve
  • noun one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
    section; part.
    • the written part of the exam
    • the finance section of the company
    • the BBC's engineering division

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karaites

  • noun a Jewish sect that recognizes only the Hebrew Scriptures as the source of divinely inspired legislation and denies the authority of the postbiblical tradition of the Talmud; the sect arose in Iraq in the eighth century

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materialist

  • noun someone with great regard for material possessions
  • noun someone who thinks that nothing exists but physical matter

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zatspram

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niel

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zurvanites

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heterodoxy

  • noun any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
    unorthodoxy; heresy.
  • noun the quality of being unorthodox
    unorthodoxy.

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damascius

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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missionary

  • noun someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
  • noun someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
    missioner.

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unformed

  • adjective not having form or shape
    • unformed clay
  • adjective satellite not formed or organized
    • an as yet unformed government

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psyche

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    brain; head; mind; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    soul.

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chaldean

Of or pertaining to Chaldea. -- n. (a) A native or inhabitant of Chaldea. (b) A learned man, esp. an astrologer; -- so called among the Eastern nations, because astrology and the kindred arts were much cultivated by the Chaldeans. (c) Nestorian.

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benevolent

  • adjective intending or showing kindness
    • a benevolent society
  • adjective satellite showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
    sympathetic; kindly; large-hearted; charitable; good-hearted; openhearted.
    • was charitable in his opinions of others
    • kindly criticism
    • a kindly act
    • sympathetic words
    • a large-hearted mentor

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jansenism

  • noun the Roman Catholic doctrine of Cornelis Jansen and his disciples; salvation is limited to those who are subject to supernatural determinism and the rest are assigned to perdition

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brother

  • noun a male with the same parents as someone else
    blood brother.
    • my brother still lives with our parents
  • noun a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)
    • none of his brothers would betray him

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carthusian_order

  • noun an austere contemplative Roman Catholic order founded by St. Bruno in 1084

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kartir

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tao

  • noun an adherent of any branch of Taoism
    Taoist.
  • noun the ultimate principle of the universe

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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wizar

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manichaean

A believer in the doctrines of Manes, a Persian of the third century A. D., who taught a dualism in which Light is regarded as the source of Good, and Darkness as the source of Evil.
The Manichæans stand as representatives of dualism pushed to its utmost development. Tylor.

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achaemenian

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dualistic

  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of dualism
    Manichaean.
    • a Manichaean conflict between good and evil

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synergism

  • noun the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects
    synergy.
  • noun the theological doctrine that salvation results from the interaction of human will and divine grace

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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conscience

  • noun motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
    scruples; sense of right and wrong; moral sense.
  • noun conformity to one's own sense of right conduct
    • a person of unflagging conscience

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unorthodoxy

  • noun any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
    heresy; heterodoxy.
  • noun a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion
    heresy.

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darkness

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    dark.
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; shadow.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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deliberate

  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    moot; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind
  • verb discuss the pros and cons of an issue
    debate.

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zaehner

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19th

  • adjective satellite coming next after the eighteenth in position
    nineteenth.

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indian

Of or pertaining to India proper; also to the East Indies, or, sometimes, to the West Indies.

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eudemus

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millenarian

  • noun a person who believes in the coming of the millennium (a time of great peace and prosperity)
    millenarist; chiliast.
  • adjective relating to or believing in the millennium of peace and happiness
    chiliastic.

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principal

  • noun the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; school principal; head teacher.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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sassanids

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womb

  • noun a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
    uterus.

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guillemin

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christian

  • adjective following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

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apologetic

  • adjective offering or expressing apology
    excusatory.
    • an apologetic note
    • an apologetic manner

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objector

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; dissident; dissenter; protester.

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separation

  • noun the state of lacking unity
  • noun coming apart
    breakup; detachment.

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cult

  • noun followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
  • noun an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
    rage; fad; furore; furor; craze.
    • he always follows the latest fads
    • it was all the rage that season

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dahr

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orthodoxy

  • noun the quality of being orthodox (especially in religion)
  • noun a belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards

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extreme

  • noun the furthest or highest degree of something
    • he carried it to extremes
  • noun the point located farthest from the middle of something
    extremum; extreme point.

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ohrmuzd

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satrapy

The government or jurisdiction of a satrap; a principality. Milton.

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chiliast

  • noun a person who believes in the coming of the millennium (a time of great peace and prosperity)
    millenarian; millenarist.

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contradiction

  • noun opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
  • noun (logic) a statement that is necessarily false
    contradiction in terms.
    • the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction

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mazdaist

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chiliasm

  • noun belief in the Christian doctrine of the millennium mentioned in the Book of Revelations
    millenarianism; millenarism; millenniumism.

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zruvan

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quakers

  • noun a Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660; commonly called Quakers
    Society of Friends; Religious Society of Friends.
  • noun a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
    Quaker; Friend.

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mazdaism

  • noun system of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster; set forth in the Zend-Avesta; based on concept of struggle between light (good) and dark (evil)
    Zoroastrianism.

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achaemenid

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opinion

  • noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    thought; persuasion; sentiment; view.
    • my opinion differs from yours
    • I am not of your persuasion
    • what are your thoughts on Haiti?
  • noun a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof
    view.
    • his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page

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mainyu

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uncompromising

  • adjective not making concessions
    inflexible; sturdy.
    • took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks
    • uncompromising honesty

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usurpation

  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; encroachment; intrusion.
  • noun wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority)
    • a succession of generals who ruled by usurpation

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moral

  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

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sanction

  • noun formal and explicit approval
    indorsement; countenance; endorsement; imprimatur; warrant.
    • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement
  • noun a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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kokka

  • noun the branch of Shinto recognized as the official state religion of Japan
    Kokka Shinto.
  • adjective of or pertaining to the branch of Shinto recognized as the state religion of Japan

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rationalist

  • noun someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes
    positivist.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of rationalism
    • rationalist philosophy

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khirad

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jesuit_order

  • noun a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1534 to defend Catholicism against the Reformation and to do missionary work among the heathen; it is strongly committed to education and scholarship
    Society of Jesus.

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positive

  • noun the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
    positive degree.
  • noun a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject

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century

  • noun a period of 100 years
  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; hundred; C.

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angra

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doubt

  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    uncertainty; dubiousness; doubtfulness; dubiety; incertitude.
  • noun uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
    doubtfulness; question; dubiousness.
    • the dubiousness of his claim
    • there is no question about the validity of the enterprise

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rationalism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge is acquired by reason without resort to experience
  • noun the theological doctrine that human reason rather than divine revelation establishes religious truth

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zurvān

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shivaism

  • noun a Hindu sect worshiping Shiva
    Sivaism.
  • noun worship of Shiva one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon
    Sivaism.

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minor

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • adjective of lesser importance or stature or rank
    • a minor poet
    • had a minor part in the play
    • a minor official
    • many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen
    • minor back roads

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mystical

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of mysticism
    mystic.
    • mystical religion
  • adjective relating to or resembling mysticism
    mystic.
    • mystical intuition
    • mystical theories about the securities market

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united_society_of_believers_in_christ's_second_appearing

  • noun a celibate and communistic Christian sect in the United States
    Shakers.

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deism

  • noun the form of theological rationalism that believes in God on the basis of reason without reference to revelation
    free thought.

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millenarist

  • noun a person who believes in the coming of the millennium (a time of great peace and prosperity)
    millenarian; chiliast.

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international_society_for_krishna_consciousness

  • noun a religious sect founded in the United States in 1966; based on Vedic scriptures; groups engage in joyful chanting of `Hare Krishna' and other mantras based on the name of the Hindu god Krishna; devotees usually wear saffron robes and practice vegetarianism and celibacy
    Hare Krishna; ISKCON.

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millenarism

  • noun belief in the Christian doctrine of the millennium mentioned in the Book of Revelations
    chiliasm; millenarianism; millenniumism.

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normalize

  • verb become normal or return to its normal state
    normalise.
    • Let us hope that relations with this country will normalize soon
  • verb make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard
    normalise; renormalise; renormalize.
    • normalize relations with China
    • normalize the temperature
    • normalize the spelling

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shuha_shinto

  • noun any branch of Shinto other than Kokka
    Shua.

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waldenses

  • noun a Christian sect of dissenters that originated in southern France in the late 12th century adopted Calvinist doctrines in the 16th century
    Vaudois.

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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fatalistic

  • adjective of or relating to fatalism
    fatalist.
    • a fatalist person

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boyce

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zealous

  • adjective satellite marked by active interest and enthusiasm
    avid.
    • an avid sports fan

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zarathushtra

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obvious

  • adjective easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
    • obvious errors

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era

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    epoch.
  • noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
    geological era.

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universe

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    creation; macrocosm; existence; world; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn
    population.
    • it is an estimate of the mean of the population

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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shaki

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inscription

  • noun letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something
    lettering.
  • noun a short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something
    dedication.

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reincarnation

  • noun embodiment in a new form (especially the reappearance or a person in another form)
    • his reincarnation as a lion
  • noun a second or new birth
    rebirth; renascence.

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theological_doctrine

  • noun the doctrine of a religious group

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religious_order

  • noun a subdivision of a larger religious group
    sect; religious sect.

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indic

  • noun a branch of the Indo-Iranian family of languages
    Indo-Aryan.

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sphere

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun any spherically shaped artifact

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sectary

  • noun a member of a sect
    sectarist; sectarian.
    • most sectarians are intolerant of the views of any other sect

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chronos

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rendition

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendering.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    interpretation; interpreting; rendering.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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sassanian

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native

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; aborigine.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a person born in a particular place or country
    • he is a native of Brazil

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shapur

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arianist

  • noun an adherent of Arianism (the belief that Jesus Christ was not truly God)

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society_of_friends

  • noun a Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660; commonly called Quakers
    Religious Society of Friends; Quakers.

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erastianism

  • noun the doctrine that the state is supreme over the church in ecclesiastical matters
    Caesaropapism; Byzantinism.

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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minority

  • noun a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
  • noun being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
    • when the vote was taken they were in the minority
    • he held a minority position

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sacrifice

  • noun the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
    forfeit; forfeiture.
  • noun personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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islamic

  • adjective of or relating to or supporting Islamism
    Muslim; Moslem.
    • Islamic art

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4th

  • adjective satellite coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude
    quaternary; fourth.
    • the quaternary period of geologic time extends from the end of the tertiary period to the present

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destructive

  • adjective causing destruction or much damage
    • a policy that is destructive to the economy
    • destructive criticism

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response

  • noun a result
    • this situation developed in response to events in Africa
  • noun a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
    reaction.
    • a bad reaction to the medicine
    • his responses have slowed with age

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first_principle

  • noun the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
    ABC; rudiment; alphabet; first rudiment; ABC's; ABCs.
    • he mastered only the rudiments of geometry

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taoist

  • noun an adherent of any branch of Taoism
    Tao.
  • adjective of or relating to the popular Chinese religious system based on the teachings of Lao-tzu but including a pantheon of gods along with divination and magic
    • Taoist temples

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sassanid

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shia

  • noun one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran
    Shiah; Shiah Islam.

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element

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; component.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    constituent; component.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system

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18th

  • adjective satellite coming next after the seventeenth in position
    eighteenth.

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sect

  • noun a subdivision of a larger religious group
    religious order; religious sect.
  • noun a dissenting clique
    faction.

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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taoism

  • noun a Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism
  • noun religion adhering to the teaching of Lao-tzu

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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interpretation

  • noun a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
    reading; version.
  • noun the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
    rendition; rendering.
    • her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving

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consubstantiation

  • noun the doctrine of the High Anglican Church that after the consecration of the Eucharist the substance of the body and blood of Christ coexists with the substance of the consecrated bread and wine

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deity

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    god; divinity; immortal.

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foreordination

  • noun (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)
    predetermination; preordination; predestination.

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theanthropism

  • noun (theology) the doctrine that Jesus was a union of the human and the divine
  • noun the representation of objects (especially a god) as having human form or traits
    anthropomorphism.

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tendency

  • noun an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    disposition; inclination.
    • he had an inclination to give up too easily
    • a tendency to be too strict
  • noun an inclination to do something
    propensity; leaning.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity

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astrology

  • noun a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
    star divination.

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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primordial

  • adjective satellite having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
    primaeval; primal; aboriginal; primeval.
    • aboriginal forests
    • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
    • the forest primeval
    • primordial matter
    • primordial forms of life

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primal

  • adjective satellite serving as an essential component
    central; cardinal; key; fundamental.
    • a cardinal rule
    • the central cause of the problem
    • an example that was fundamental to the argument
    • computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure
  • adjective satellite having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
    primaeval; aboriginal; primordial; primeval.
    • aboriginal forests
    • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
    • the forest primeval
    • primordial matter
    • primordial forms of life

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episcopalianism

  • noun the theological doctrine of church government by bishops

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cathars

  • noun a Christian religious sect in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; believers in Albigensianism
    Cathari; Albigenses.

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orthodox

  • adjective adhering to what is commonly accepted
    • an orthodox view of the world
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism
    Jewish-Orthodox.
    • Orthodox Judaism

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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indigenous

  • adjective satellite originating where it is found
    autochthonal; autochthonous; endemic; autochthonic.
    • the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo
    • autochthonous rocks and people and folktales
    • endemic folkways
    • the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan

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cathari

  • noun a Christian religious sect in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; believers in Albigensianism
    Cathars; Albigenses.

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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yasna

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mystery

  • noun something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
    secret; closed book; enigma.
    • how it got out is a mystery
    • it remains one of nature's secrets
  • noun a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie
    mystery story; whodunit.

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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haredi

  • noun any of several sects of Orthodox Judaism that reject modern secular culture and many of whom do not recognize the spiritual authority of the modern state of Israel

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zarvān

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concupiscence

  • noun a desire for sexual intimacy
    physical attraction; sexual desire; eros.

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spiritualist

  • noun someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
    medium; sensitive.
    • he consulted several mediums
  • adjective of or relating to or connected with spiritualism
    spiritualistic.

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skand

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doctrine

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; philosophy; school of thought; ism.

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idea

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    thought.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun your intention; what you intend to do
    mind.
    • he had in mind to see his old teacher
    • the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces

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mackenzie

  • noun Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)
    Sir Alexander Mackenzie.
  • noun a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea
    Mackenzie River.

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persian

Of or pertaining to Persia, to the Persians, or to their language.

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vendidad

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summary

  • noun a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
    sum-up.
    • he gave a summary of the conclusions
  • adjective satellite performed speedily and without formality
    drumhead.
    • a summary execution
    • summary justice

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high_anglican_church

  • noun a group in the Anglican Church that emphasizes the Catholic tradition (especially in sacraments and rituals and obedience to church authority)
    High Church.

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byzantinism

  • noun the doctrine that the state is supreme over the church in ecclesiastical matters
    Erastianism; Caesaropapism.

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omnipotent

  • adjective satellite having unlimited power
    almighty; all-powerful.

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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caesaropapism

  • noun the doctrine that the state is supreme over the church in ecclesiastical matters
    Erastianism; Byzantinism.

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high_church

  • noun a group in the Anglican Church that emphasizes the Catholic tradition (especially in sacraments and rituals and obedience to church authority)
    High Anglican Church.

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predetermination

  • noun (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)
    foreordination; preordination; predestination.
  • noun a mental determination or resolve in advance; an antecedent intention to do something
    • he entered the argument with a predetermination to prove me wrong

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predestinationist

  • noun anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny
    determinist; fatalist; predestinarian.

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chosrau

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heavenly

  • adjective relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
    celestial.
    • celestial beings
    • heavenly hosts
  • adjective of or relating to the sky
    celestial.
    • celestial map
    • a heavenly body

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reformist

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; social reformer; crusader.
  • adjective satellite favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
    reform-minded; progressive.

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yazatas

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christensen

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belief

  • noun any cognitive content held as true
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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khrad

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dissenter

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissident; protester.

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franz

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patronage

  • noun the act of providing approval and support
    backing; championship; backup.
    • his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives
  • noun customers collectively
    clientele; business.
    • they have an upper class clientele

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gathas

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prophet

  • noun an authoritative person who divines the future
    oracle; vaticinator; seer; prophesier.
  • noun someone who speaks by divine inspiration; someone who is an interpreter of the will of God

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ritual

  • noun any customary observance or practice
    rite.
  • noun the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies

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david

  • noun patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    Saint David; St. David.
  • noun French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    Jacques Louis David.

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virgin_birth

  • noun human conception without fertilization by a man
    parthenogeny; parthenogenesis.
  • noun the theological doctrine that Jesus Christ had no human father; Christians believe that Jesus's birth fulfilled Old Testament prophecies and was attended by miracles; the Nativity is celebrated at Christmas
    Nativity.

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carmelite_order

  • noun a Roman Catholic mendicant order founded in the 12th century
    Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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origin

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    root; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    extraction; descent.
    • he comes from good origins

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zoroastrianism

The religious system of Zoroaster, the legislator and prophet of the ancient Persians, which was the national faith of Persia; mazdeism. The system presupposes a good spirit (Ormuzd) and an opposing evil spirit (Ahriman). Cf. Fire worship, under Fire, and Parsee.

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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appellative

  • noun identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
    appellation; designation; denomination.
  • adjective pertaining to or dealing with or used as a common noun

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message

  • noun a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled
    • he sent a three-word message
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    content; substance; subject matter.

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arianism

  • noun heretical doctrine taught by Arius that asserted the radical primacy of the Father over the Son

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narse

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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sunni

  • noun a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
    Sunni Muslim; Sunnite.
  • noun one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam
    Sunni Islam.

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transubstantiation

  • noun the Roman Catholic doctrine that the whole substance of the bread and the wine changes into the substance of the body and blood of Christ when consecrated in the Eucharist
  • noun an act that changes the form or character or substance of something
    transmutation.

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heresy

  • noun any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
    unorthodoxy; heterodoxy.
  • noun a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion
    unorthodoxy.

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zruvān

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preordination

  • noun (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)
    predetermination; foreordination; predestination.

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hare_krishna

  • noun worshipper of Krishna and member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
  • noun a religious sect founded in the United States in 1966; based on Vedic scriptures; groups engage in joyful chanting of `Hare Krishna' and other mantras based on the name of the Hindu god Krishna; devotees usually wear saffron robes and practice vegetarianism and celibacy
    ISKCON; International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

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predestinarian

  • noun anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny
    determinist; fatalist; predestinationist.
  • adjective of or relating to predestination; holding the doctrine of predestination

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iranian

Of or pertaining to Iran. -- n. A native of Iran; also, the Iranian or Persian language, a division of the Aryan family of languages.

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rival

  • noun the contestant you hope to defeat
    contender; competitor; competition; challenger.
    • he had respect for his rivals
    • he wanted to know what the competition was doing
  • verb be equal to in quality or ability
    touch; equal; match.
    • Nothing can rival cotton for durability
    • Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues
    • Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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r

  • noun a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air
    roentgen.
  • noun (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole
    universal gas constant; gas constant.

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aesthetic

  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    esthetic.
    • he despised the esthetic of minimalism
  • adjective relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics
    esthetic.
    • aesthetic values

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rosicrucianism

  • noun the theological doctrine that venerates the rose and the cross as symbols of Christ's Resurrection and redemption; claims various occult powers

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millenarianism

  • noun belief in the Christian doctrine of the millennium mentioned in the Book of Revelations
    chiliasm; millenarism; millenniumism.

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pessimism

  • noun the feeling that things will turn out badly
  • noun a general disposition to look on the dark side and to expect the worst in all things

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manner

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of acting or behaving
    personal manner.

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cosmology

  • noun the metaphysical study of the origin and nature of the universe
  • noun the branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe
    cosmogony; cosmogeny.

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marcionism

  • noun the Christian heresy of the 2nd and 3rd centuries that rejected the Old Testament and denied the incarnation of God in Jesus as a human

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iskcon

  • noun a religious sect founded in the United States in 1966; based on Vedic scriptures; groups engage in joyful chanting of `Hare Krishna' and other mantras based on the name of the Hindu god Krishna; devotees usually wear saffron robes and practice vegetarianism and celibacy
    Hare Krishna; International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

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saktism

  • noun a Hindu sect worshiping Shakti
    Shaktism.
  • noun worship of Shakti as the wife of Shiva
    Shaktism.

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albigensianism

  • noun a Christian movement considered to be a medieval descendant of Manichaeism in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; characterized by dualism (asserted the coexistence of two mutually opposed principles, one good and one evil); was exterminated for heresy during the Inquisition
    Catharism.

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albigenses

  • noun a Christian religious sect in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; believers in Albigensianism
    Cathari; Cathars.

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commentary

  • noun a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
    comment.
    • he wrote an extended comment on the proposal

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total_depravity

  • noun the Calvinist doctrine that everyone is born in a state of corruption as a result of original sin

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oromasdes

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spentas

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bartholomae

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trace

  • noun a just detectable amount
    suggestion; hint.
    • he speaks French with a trace of an accent
  • noun an indication that something has been present
    vestige; shadow; tincture.
    • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
    • a tincture of condescension

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opposite

  • noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
    opposite word; antonym.
    • to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; reverse.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true

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thomism

  • noun the comprehensive theological doctrine created by Saint Thomas Aquinas in the 13th century and still taught by the Dominicans

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antinomianism

  • noun the theological doctrine that by faith and God's grace a Christian is freed from all laws (including the moral standards of the culture)

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empedoclean

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tract

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of land; piece of ground; parcel of land; parcel.
  • noun a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose

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inconsistency

  • noun the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
    incompatibility; mutual exclusiveness; repugnance.
  • noun the quality of being inconsistent and lacking a harmonious uniformity among things or parts

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spenta

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

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notion

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; belief; opinion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun a general inclusive concept

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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text

  • noun the words of something written
    textual matter.
    • there were more than a thousand words of text
    • they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech
    • he wants to reconstruct the original text
  • noun a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
    • the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon

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nestorianism

  • noun the theological doctrine (named after Nestorius) that Christ is both the son of God and the man Jesus (which is opposed to Roman Catholic doctrine that Christ is fully God)

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contemporary

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    coeval.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of the present
    modern-day.
    • contemporary trends in design
    • the role of computers in modern-day medicine

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tenet

  • noun a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
    dogma.

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avestan

  • noun an ancient Iranian language
    Zend.
  • noun the script in which the ancient Persian language of the Avesta is written

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queer

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; pouf; faggot; fag.
  • verb hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    thwart; bilk; cross; frustrate; baffle; foil; spoil; scotch.
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent

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neoplatonism

  • noun a system of philosophical and theological doctrines composed of elements of Platonism and Aristotelianism and oriental mysticism; its most distinctive doctrine holds that the first principle and source of reality transcends being and thought and is naturally unknowable
    • Neoplatonism was predominant in pagan Europe until the 6th century
    • Neoplatonism was a major influence on early Christian writers and on later medieval and Renaissance thought and on Islamic philosophy

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androgyne

  • noun one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made
    intersex; gynandromorph; epicene; hermaphrodite; epicene person.

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zoroastrianism

  • noun system of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster; set forth in the Zend-Avesta; based on concept of struggle between light (good) and dark (evil)
    Mazdaism.

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monotheistic

  • adjective believing that there is only one god

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divinity

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    god; deity; immortal.
  • noun the quality of being divine
    • ancient Egyptians believed in the divinity of the Pharaohs

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writer

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    author.
  • noun a person who is able to write and has written something

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denkard

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boehmenism

  • noun the mystical theological doctrine of Jakob Boehme that influenced the Quakers
    Behmenism.

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sacrilege

  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    profanation; blasphemy; desecration.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath

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version

  • noun an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
    • his version of the fight was different from mine
  • noun something a little different from others of the same type
    edition; variant; variation.
    • an experimental version of the night fighter
    • a variant of the same word
    • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    • the boy is a younger edition of his father

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shua

  • noun any branch of Shinto other than Kokka
    Shuha Shinto.

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behmenism

  • noun the mystical theological doctrine of Jakob Boehme that influenced the Quakers
    Boehmenism.

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continuity

  • noun uninterrupted connection or union
  • noun a detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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prima

  • adjective satellite indicating the most important performer or role
    stellar; leading; star; starring.
    • the leading man
    • prima ballerina
    • prima donna
    • a star figure skater
    • the starring role
    • a stellar role
    • a stellar performance
  • noun used primarily as eating apples

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order_of_saint_benedict

  • noun a Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century; noted for liturgical worship and for scholarly activities
    Benedictine order.

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corruption

  • noun lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain
    corruptness.
  • noun in a state of progressive putrefaction
    putrescence; rottenness; putridness.

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priest

  • noun a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders
  • noun a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
    non-Christian priest.

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view

  • noun a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    position; perspective.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; vista; panorama; scene; aspect.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

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erroneous

  • adjective satellite containing or characterized by error
    • erroneous conclusions

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creator

  • noun a person who grows or makes or invents things
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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zurvanism

  • noun a Zoroastrian sect that claims Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe
  • noun a heretical Zoroastrian doctrine holding that Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe and that both Ahura Mazda and Ahriman were Zurvan's offspring

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widengren

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catharism

  • noun a Christian movement considered to be a medieval descendant of Manichaeism in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; characterized by dualism (asserted the coexistence of two mutually opposed principles, one good and one evil); was exterminated for heresy during the Inquisition
    Albigensianism.

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jainism

  • noun sect founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism
  • noun religion founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism; emphasizes asceticism and immortality and transmigration of the soul; denies existence of a perfect or supreme being

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shiah_islam

  • noun one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran
    Shiah; Shia.

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heterodox

  • adjective satellite characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
    heretical; dissident.

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reform

  • noun a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
    • justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts
  • noun a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices
    • the reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians

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worship

  • noun the activity of worshipping
  • noun a feeling of profound love and admiration
    adoration.

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sunni_islam

  • noun one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam
    Sunni.

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incompatibility

  • noun the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
    mutual exclusiveness; repugnance; inconsistency.
  • noun (immunology) the degree to which the body's immune system will try to reject foreign material (as transfused blood or transplanted tissue)

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jainist

  • noun a believer in Jainism
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Jainism
    Jain.
    • Jain gods

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islam

The religion of the Mohammedans; Mohammedanism; Islamism. Their formula of faith is: There is no God but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet.

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ormuzd

The good principle, or being, of the ancient Persian religion. See Ahriman.

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amesha

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parent

  • noun a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
  • noun an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained

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athanasianism

  • noun the theological doctrine taught by Athanasius that Christ the Son is of the same substance as God the Father

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mazda

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magus

  • noun a magician or sorcerer of ancient times
  • noun a member of the Zoroastrian priesthood of the ancient Persians

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vaisnavism

  • noun Hindu sect worshiping of Vishnu
    Vaishnavism.
  • noun worship of Vishnu one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon
    Vaishnavism; Vishnuism.

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gumanig

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dissidence

  • noun disagreement; especially disagreement with the government

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dualism

  • noun the doctrine that reality consists of two basic opposing elements, often taken to be mind and matter (or mind and body), or good and evil

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c

  • noun a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature
    degree centigrade; degree Celsius.
  • noun the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
    speed of light; light speed.

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unflinching

  • adjective satellite not shrinking from danger
    unintimidated; unblinking; unshrinking.

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similar

  • adjective marked by correspondence or resemblance
    • similar food at similar prices
    • problems similar to mine
    • they wore similar coats
  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    alike; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste

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roman

  • noun a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
    roman type; roman print; roman letters.
  • noun a resident of modern Rome

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monophysite

  • noun an adherent of Monophysitism
  • adjective of or relating to Monophysitism
    Monophysitic.

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areimanios

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period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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ce

  • noun a ductile grey metallic element of the lanthanide series; used in lighter flints; the most abundant of the rare-earth group
    atomic number 58; cerium.
  • adverb of the period coinciding with the Christian era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians
    C.E.; Common Era.
    • in 200 CE

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twin

  • noun either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
    Gemini.

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church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    Christian church.
  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church building.
    • the church was empty

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extinct

  • adjective no longer in existence; lost or especially having died out leaving no living representatives
    nonextant.
    • an extinct species of fish
    • an extinct royal family
    • extinct laws and customs
  • adjective (of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive
    • an extinct volcano

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zurvan

  • noun the Zoroastrian god of time

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zervanite

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west

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; W; westward.
  • noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
    Occident.

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acceptance

  • noun the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
    credence.
    • he gave credence to the gossip
    • acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years
  • noun the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    espousal; acceptation; adoption.
    • its adoption by society
    • the proposal found wide acceptance

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monophysitism

  • noun a Christian heresy of the 5th and 6th centuries that challenged the orthodox definition of the two natures (human and divine) in Jesus and instead believed there was a single divine nature

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sisterhood

  • noun the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
    sistership.
  • noun an association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest
    sistership.

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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efficacy

  • noun capacity or power to produce a desired effect
    efficaciousness.
    • concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine

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meritorious

  • adjective satellite deserving reward or praise
    meritable.
    • a lifetime of meritorious service
    • meritorious conduct

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vaishnavism

  • noun Hindu sect worshiping of Vishnu
    Vaisnavism.
  • noun worship of Vishnu one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon
    Vishnuism; Vaisnavism.

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duperron

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hinayanism

  • noun the religious doctrine of Hinayana Buddhism

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spirit

  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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determinist

  • noun anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny
    fatalist; predestinarian; predestinationist.

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redaction

  • noun putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
    editing.
  • noun the act of putting something in writing

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nativity

  • noun the event of being born
    nascency; nascence; birth.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child
  • noun the theological doctrine that Jesus Christ had no human father; Christians believe that Jesus's birth fulfilled Old Testament prophecies and was attended by miracles; the Nativity is celebrated at Christmas
    Virgin Birth.

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mistake

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; error.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an understanding of something that is not correct
    misunderstanding; misapprehension.
    • he wasn't going to admit his mistake
    • make no mistake about his intentions
    • there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister

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aristotelian

Of or pertaining to Aristotle, the famous Greek philosopher (384-322 b. c.). -- n. A follower of Aristotle; a Peripatetic. See Peripatetic.

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benedict

  • noun United States anthropologist (1887-1948)
    Ruth Benedict; Ruth Fulton.
  • noun Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)
    St. Benedict; Saint Benedict.

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canon

  • noun a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy
    • the neoclassical canon
    • canons of polite society
  • noun a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter

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sister

  • noun a female person who has the same parents as another person
    sis.
    • my sister married a musician
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address)
    • the Sisters taught her to love God

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dissident

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissenter; protester.
  • adjective satellite characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
    heterodox; heretical.

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ii

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    deuce; 2; two.
  • adjective satellite being one more than one
    2; two.
    • he received two messages

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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sivaism

  • noun a Hindu sect worshiping Shiva
    Shivaism.
  • noun worship of Shiva one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon
    Shivaism.

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free_thought

  • noun the form of theological rationalism that believes in God on the basis of reason without reference to revelation
    deism.

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zurvanite

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geti

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fatalist

  • noun anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny
    determinist; predestinarian; predestinationist.
  • adjective of or relating to fatalism
    fatalistic.
    • a fatalist person

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edict

  • noun a formal or authoritative proclamation
  • noun a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    fiat; decree; order; rescript.
    • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there

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cosmogonical

  • adjective pertaining to the branch of astronomy dealing with the origin and history and structure and dynamics of the universe
    cosmogonic; cosmologic; cosmological; cosmogenic.
    • cosmologic science
    • cosmological redshift
    • cosmogonic theories of the origin of the universe

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epoch

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    era.
  • noun (astronomy) an arbitrarily fixed date that is the point in time relative to which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is recorded
    date of reference.

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monarch

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    crowned head; sovereign.
  • noun large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
    milkweed butterfly; monarch butterfly; Danaus plexippus.

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gnosticism

  • noun a religious orientation advocating gnosis as the way to release a person's spiritual element; considered heresy by Christian churches

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fatalism

  • noun a submissive mental attitude resulting from acceptance of the doctrine that everything that happens is predetermined and inevitable
  • noun a philosophical doctrine holding that all events are predetermined in advance for all time and human beings are powerless to change them

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independent

  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    mugwump; fencesitter.
  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.

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schaeder

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closest

  • adverb (superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance
    nearest; nighest.
    • that was the time he came nearest to death
  • adjective at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
    close.
    • close to noon
    • how close are we to town?
    • a close formation of ships

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sarva

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evil

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; wickedness; immorality.
  • noun that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune; the good is oft interred with their bones"- Shakespeare
    • the evil that men do lives after them

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infinite

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    space.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • adjective having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude
    • the infinite ingenuity of man
    • infinite wealth

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tradition

  • noun an inherited pattern of thought or action
  • noun a specific practice of long standing
    custom.

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franciscan_order

  • noun a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in the 13th century

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theology

  • noun the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
    divinity.
  • noun a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings
    theological system.
    • Jewish theology
    • Roman Catholic theology

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thought

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    idea.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; thinking; mentation; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought

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ohrmazd

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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monothelitism

  • noun the theological doctrine that Christ had only one will even though he had two natures (human and divine); condemned as heretical in the Third Council of Constantinople

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order_of_our_lady_of_mount_carmel

  • noun a Roman Catholic mendicant order founded in the 12th century
    Carmelite order.

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augustinian_order

  • noun any of several monastic orders observing a rule derived from the writings of St. Augustine

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discipline

  • noun a branch of knowledge
    subject field; field of study; study; subject area; field; bailiwick; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings
  • noun a system of rules of conduct or method of practice;
    • he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine
    • for such a plan to work requires discipline

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hint

  • noun an indirect suggestion
    breath; intimation.
    • not a breath of scandal ever touched her
  • noun a slight indication
    clue.

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royal

  • noun a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
  • noun stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
    royal stag.

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source

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; root; beginning; rootage.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun a document (or organization) from which information is obtained
    • the reporter had two sources for the story

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depravity

  • noun moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles
    putrefaction; depravation; corruption; degeneracy.
    • the luxury and corruption among the upper classes
    • moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration
    • its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity
    • Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction
  • noun a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice
    turpitude.
    • the various turpitudes of modern society

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contestant

  • noun a person who participates in competitions
  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    objector; dissident; dissenter; protester.

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real

  • noun any rational or irrational number
    real number.
  • noun the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

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spiritualism

  • noun (theology) any doctrine that asserts the separate existence of God
  • noun the belief that the spirits of dead people can communicate with people who are still alive (especially via a medium)

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polemicist

  • noun a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
    polemic; polemist.

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zoroaster

  • noun Persian prophet who founded Zoroastrianism (circa 628-551 BC)
    Zarathustra.

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zurvanism

  • noun a Zoroastrian sect that claims Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe
  • noun a heretical Zoroastrian doctrine holding that Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe and that both Ahura Mazda and Ahriman were Zurvan's offspring

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myth

  • noun a traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people

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sectarist

  • noun a member of a sect
    sectary; sectarian.
    • most sectarians are intolerant of the views of any other sect

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early

  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties
  • adjective being or occurring at an early stage of development
    • in an early stage
    • early forms of life
    • early man
    • an early computer

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dominican_order

  • noun a Roman Catholic order of mendicant preachers founded in the 13th century

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community

  • noun a group of people living in a particular local area
    • the team is drawn from all parts of the community
  • noun common ownership
    • they shared a community of possessions

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emergence

  • noun the gradual beginning or coming forth
    outgrowth; growth.
    • figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece
  • noun the becoming visible
    egress; issue.
    • not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins

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babylonian

Of or pertaining to the real or to the mystical Babylon, or to the ancient kingdom of Babylonia; Chaldean.

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yasht

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arthur

  • noun elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)
    Chester Alan Arthur; President Arthur; Chester A. Arthur.
  • noun a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot
    King Arthur.

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duchesne

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monastic_order

  • noun a group of person living under a religious rule
    order.
    • the order of Saint Benedict

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popular

  • adjective regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public
    • a popular tourist attraction
    • a popular girl
    • cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular
  • adjective satellite carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large
    • the popular vote
    • popular representation
    • institutions of popular government

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margiana

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arimanius

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creation

  • noun the human act of creating
    creative activity.
  • noun an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone

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vata

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election

  • noun a vote to select the winner of a position or political office
    • the results of the election will be announced tonight
  • noun the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice
    • her election of medicine as a profession

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proper

  • adjective marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
    • proper medical treatment
    • proper manners
  • adjective satellite having all the qualities typical of the thing specified; not just a snack"
    • wanted a proper dinner
    • he finally has a proper job

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empire

  • noun the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
    imperium.
  • noun a group of countries under a single authority
    • the British created a great empire

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ascent

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; raise; rise; climb.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun a movement upward
    ascension; rise; rising.
    • they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

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mazdean

Of or pertaining to Ahura-Mazda, or Ormuzd, the beneficent deity in the Zoroastrian dualistic system; hence, Zoroastrian.

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dhalla

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mithraic

  • adjective of or relating to Mithraism or its god
    mithraistic.

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preeminence

  • noun high status importance owing to marked superiority
    note; distinction; eminence.
    • a scholar of great eminence

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broad

  • noun slang term for a woman
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river

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abecedarian

  • noun a novice learning the rudiments of some subject
  • noun a 16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge

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cosmogony

  • noun the branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe
    cosmogeny; cosmology.

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commentator

  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    observer.
  • noun a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day
    reviewer.

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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medieval

  • adjective relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
    mediaeval.
    • Medieval scholars
    • Medieval times
  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    gothic; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating

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ahriman

The Evil Principle or Being of the ancient Persians; the Prince of Darkness as opposer to Ormuzd, the King of Light.

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kokka_shinto

  • noun the branch of Shinto recognized as the official state religion of Japan
    Kokka.

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pahlavi

  • noun Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)
    Pahlevi; Shah Pahlavi; Mohammed Reza Pahlavi; Mohammed Reza Pahlevi.
  • noun the Iranian language of the Zoroastrian literature of the 3rd to 10th centuries
    Pehlevi.

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christology

  • noun a religious doctrine or theory based on Jesus or Jesus' teachings
  • noun the branch of theology concerned with the person and attributes and deeds of Christ

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religious_society_of_friends

  • noun a Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660; commonly called Quakers
    Society of Friends; Quakers.

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faith

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religion; religious belief.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun complete confidence in a person or plan etc
    trust.
    • he cherished the faith of a good woman
    • the doctor-patient relationship is based on trust

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hellenic

Of or pertaining to the Hellenes, or inhabitants of Greece; Greek; Grecian. "The Hellenic forces." Jowett (Thucyd. ).

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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sectarian

  • noun a member of a sect
    sectarist; sectary.
    • most sectarians are intolerant of the views of any other sect
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects
    • sectarian differences

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zartosht

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emperor

  • noun the male ruler of an empire
  • noun red table grape of California

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pelagianism

  • noun the theological doctrine put forward by Pelagius which denied original sin and affirmed the ability of humans to be righteous; condemned as heresy by the Council of Ephesus in 431

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conquest

  • noun the act of conquering
    subjection; subjugation; conquering.
  • noun success in mastering something difficult
    • the conquest of space

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mihr

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rendering

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendition.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    rendition; interpretation; interpreting.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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ahura_mazda

  • noun chief deity of Zoroastrianism; source of light and embodiment of good
    Ormazd; Ormuzd.

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female

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female person.

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yashts

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classical

  • noun traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
    classical music; serious music.
  • adjective of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
    classic.
    • classic Cinese pottery

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amish_sect

  • noun an orthodox Anabaptist sect separated from the Mennonites in late 17th century; settled chiefly in southeastern Pennsylvania

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stark

  • adjective satellite devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
    crude; blunt.
    • the blunt truth
    • the crude facts
    • facing the stark reality of the deadline
  • adjective satellite severely simple
    severe; austere; stern.
    • a stark interior

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imperial

  • noun a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III
    imperial beard.
  • noun a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach

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strict

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    rigorous.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite (of rules) stringently enforced
    hard-and-fast.
    • hard-and-fast rules

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mandaeanism

  • noun a Gnostic religion originating the 2nd and 3rd centuries that believes John the Baptist was the Messiah and that incorporates Jewish and Christian elements into a framework of dualistic beliefs
    Mandeanism.

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hen

  • noun adult female chicken
    biddy.
  • noun adult female bird

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mahayanism

  • noun the religious doctrine of Mahayana Buddhism

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predestination

  • noun previous determination as if by destiny or fate
  • noun (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)
    predetermination; foreordination; preordination.

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polemical

  • adjective satellite of or involving dispute or controversy
    polemic.

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quakerism

  • noun the theological doctrine of the Society of Friends characterized by opposition to war and rejection of ritual and a formal creed and an ordained ministry

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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brand

  • noun a name given to a product or service
    marque; trade name; brand name.
  • noun a recognizable kind
    make.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?

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neutral

  • noun one who does not side with any party in a war or dispute
  • adjective satellite having no personal preference
    impersonal.
    • impersonal criticism
    • a neutral observer

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cumont

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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positivist

  • noun someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes
    rationalist.
  • adjective of or relating to positivism
    positive; positivistic.
    • positivist thinkers
    • positivist doctrine
    • positive philosophy

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evident

  • adjective satellite clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    patent; plain; apparent; unmistakable; manifest.
    • the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields
    • evident hostility
    • manifest disapproval
    • patent advantages
    • made his meaning plain
    • it is plain that he is no reactionary
    • in plain view
  • adjective satellite capable of being seen or noticed
    observable; discernible.
    • a discernible change in attitude
    • a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript
    • an observable change in behavior

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mazdaean

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planet

  • noun (astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction
    major planet.
  • noun a person who follows or serves another
    satellite.

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millenniumism

  • noun belief in the Christian doctrine of the millennium mentioned in the Book of Revelations
    chiliasm; millenarianism; millenarism.

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shaktism

  • noun a Hindu sect worshiping Shakti
    Saktism.
  • noun worship of Shakti as the wife of Shiva
    Saktism.

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monastic

  • noun a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
    monk.
  • adjective satellite of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
    cloistral; monastical; cloistered; conventual.

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sacerdotal

  • adjective of or relating to a belief in sacerdotalism
    • sacerdotal emphasis on the authority of priests
  • adjective associated with the priesthood or priests
    priestly; hieratical; hieratic.
    • priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments
    • hieratic gestures

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influence

  • noun a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
    • used her parents' influence to get the job
  • noun causing something without any direct or apparent effort

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evidence

  • noun your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    grounds.
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
  • noun an indication that makes something evident
    • his trembling was evidence of his fear

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syriac

Of or pertaining to Syria, or its language; as, the Syriac version of the Pentateuch. -- n. The language of Syria; especially, the ancient language of that country.

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intro

  • noun formally making a person known to another or to the public
    introduction; presentation.
  • noun a brief introductory passage to a piece of popular music

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aristotle

  • noun one of the greatest of the ancient Athenian philosophers; pupil of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great (384-322 BC)

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universalism

  • noun the theological doctrine that all people will eventually be saved

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deed

  • noun a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it
    deed of conveyance; title.
    • he signed the deed
    • he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    human activity; human action; act.

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brethren

  • noun (plural) the lay members of a male religious order
  • noun a male with the same parents as someone else
    blood brother; brother.
    • my brother still lives with our parents

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doctrinal

  • adjective relating to or involving or preoccupied with doctrine
    • quibbling over doctrinal minutiae

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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protester

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissident; dissenter.
  • noun someone who participates in a public display of group feeling
    demonstrator.

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branch

  • noun a division of some larger or more complex organization
    subdivision; arm.
    • a branch of Congress
    • botany is a branch of biology
    • the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages
  • noun a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant

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predominant

  • adjective satellite most frequent or common
    rife; dominant; prevalent; prevailing.
    • prevailing winds
  • adjective satellite having superior power and influence
    preponderant; overriding; paramount; preponderating; predominate.
    • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism

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conclusion

  • noun a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration
    decision; determination.
    • a decision unfavorable to the opposition
    • his conclusion took the evidence into account
    • satisfied with the panel's determination
  • noun an intuitive assumption
    • jump to a conclusion

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eternity

  • noun time without end
    infinity.
  • noun a state of eternal existence believed in some religions to characterize the afterlife
    timelessness; timeless existence.

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separate

  • noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    offprint; reprint.
  • noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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tritheist

  • noun someone (not an orthodox Christian) who believes that the Father and Son and Holy Ghost are three separate gods

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william

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benedictine_order

  • noun a Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century; noted for liturgical worship and for scholarly activities
    order of Saint Benedict.

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shiah

  • noun one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran
    Shiah Islam; Shia.

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antecedent

  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; ancestor; ascendant; root.
  • noun a preceding occurrence or cause or event

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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tritheism

  • noun (Christianity) the heretical belief that the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit are three separate gods

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original

  • noun an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
    master; master copy.
  • noun something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
    archetype; pilot.
    • this painting is a copy of the original

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