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code

  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    codification.
  • noun a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

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ali

  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
    Cassius Clay; Muhammad Ali; Cassius Marcellus Clay.
  • noun the fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects

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touro

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delphi

  • noun an ancient Greek city on the slopes of Mount Parnassus; site of the oracle of Delphi

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focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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moor

  • noun one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century
  • noun open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
    moorland.

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torii

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asian

Of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic. "Asian princes." Jer. Taylor. -- n. An Asiatic.

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meditation

  • noun continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature
    speculation.
    • the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge
  • noun (religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)

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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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mandir

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devotee

  • noun an ardent follower and admirer
    lover; fan; buff.

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william

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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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mosque

  • noun (Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret

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hinduism

The religious doctrines and rites of the Hindoos; Brahmanism.

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te

  • noun a brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur; it is used in alloys and as a semiconductor; occurs mainly as tellurides in ores of copper and nickel and silver and gold
    atomic number 52; tellurium.
  • noun the syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization
    si; ti.

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mufti

  • noun a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law
  • noun civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform

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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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compassion

  • noun a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
    compassionateness.
  • noun the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
    pity.

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sage

  • noun a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
  • noun aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc

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khalif

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; kaliph; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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chapel

  • noun a place of worship that has its own altar
  • noun a service conducted in a place of worship that has its own altar
    chapel service.
    • he was late for chapel

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wahhabi

  • noun a member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam
    Wahabi.
    • Osama bin Laden is said to be a Wahhabi Muslim

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scandinavia

  • noun the peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden
    Scandinavian Peninsula.
  • noun a group of culturally related countries in northern Europe; Finland and Iceland are sometimes considered Scandinavian

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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kaaba

  • noun (Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine; believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham; Muslims turn in its direction when praying
    Caaba.

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sufi

  • noun a Muslim who represents the mystical dimension of Islam; a Muslim who seeks direct experience of Allah; mainly in Iran
  • adjective of or relating to the Sufis or to Sufism

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trench

  • noun a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    oceanic abyss; deep.

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convenience

  • noun the state of being suitable or opportune
    • chairs arranged for his own convenience
  • noun the quality of being useful and convenient
    • they offered the convenience of an installment plan

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enclosing

  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosure.
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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shut_in

  • verb surround completely
    inclose; enclose; close in.
    • Darkness enclosed him
    • They closed in the porch with a fence

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setup

  • noun equipment designed to serve a specific function
    apparatus.
  • noun the way something is organized or arranged
    • it takes time to learn the setup around here

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dargah

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portable

  • noun a small light typewriter; usually with a case in which it can be carried
  • adjective easily or conveniently transported
    • a portable television set

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fence

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fencing.
  • noun a dealer in stolen property

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virgin_mary

  • noun the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
    The Virgin; Blessed Virgin; Mary; Madonna.
  • noun a Bloody Mary made without alcohol
    bloody shame.

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shut

  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window
  • verb become closed
    close.
    • The windows closed with a loud bang

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mural

  • noun a painting that is applied to a wall surface
    wall painting.
  • adjective of or relating to walls
    • mural painting

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booth

  • noun a table (in a restaurant or bar) surrounded by two high-backed benches
  • noun small area set off by walls for special use
    kiosk; stall; cubicle.

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insertion

  • noun a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted
    interpolation.
    • with the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told
    • with many insertions in the margins
  • noun the act of putting one thing into another
    introduction; intromission.

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folk

  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    folks; common people.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next
  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    tribe.

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hymn

  • noun a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
    anthem.
  • verb sing a hymn

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public_property

  • noun property owned by a government

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qum

  • noun a city in northwestern Iran; a place of pilgrimage for Shiite Muslims

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christ

  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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showcase

  • noun a setting in which something can be displayed to best effect
    show window.
    • it was a showcase for democracy in Africa
  • noun a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
    case; display case; vitrine.

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sun

  • noun the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system
    • the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system
    • the Earth revolves around the Sun
  • noun the rays of the sun
    sunshine; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind

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asia

  • noun the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
  • noun the nations of the Asian continent collectively

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intromission

  • noun the act of putting one thing into another
    introduction; insertion.

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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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saint_joseph

  • noun a Christian holy day
    St Joseph; March 19.
  • noun a town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express
    St. Joseph.

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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delphic_oracle

  • noun (Greek mythology) the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought advice; the messages were usually obscure or ambiguous
    Temple of Apollo; Oracle of Apollo; oracle of Delphi.

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niche

  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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shi'ite_muslim

  • noun a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
    Shiite; Shi'ite; Shiite Muslim; Shia Muslim.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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ching

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humility

  • noun a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    humbleness.
    • not everyone regards humility as a virtue
  • noun a humble feeling
    humbleness.
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

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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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shrinelike

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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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casing

  • noun the housing or outer covering of something
    case; shell.
    • the clock has a walnut case
  • noun the outermost covering of a pneumatic tire

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shi'ite

  • noun a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
    Shiite; Shi'ite Muslim; Shiite Muslim; Shia Muslim.

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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larger

  • adjective satellite large or big relative to something else
    bigger.
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large; big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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wall_in

  • verb enclose with a wall
    wall up.

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colloquial

  • adjective satellite characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation
    conversational.
    • wrote her letters in a colloquial style
    • the broken syntax and casual enunciation of conversational English

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frame_in

  • verb enclose in or as if in a frame
    frame; border.
    • frame a picture

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house_of_prayer

  • noun any building where congregations gather for prayer
    place of worship; house of worship; house of God.

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pyongyang

  • noun capital of North Korea and an industrial center
    capital of North Korea.
    • Pyongyang is Korea's oldest city but little of its history has been preserved

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inclosure

  • noun something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter
    enclosure.
  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; enclosure; enclosing.

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shiite

  • noun a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
    Shi'ite Muslim; Shi'ite; Shiite Muslim; Shia Muslim.

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jewel_casket

  • noun small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables
    casket.

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casket

  • noun box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
    coffin.
  • noun small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables
    jewel casket.

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remains

  • noun any object that is left unused or still extant
    • I threw out the remains of my dinner
  • noun the dead body of a human being
    clay; corpse; stiff; cadaver.
    • the cadaver was intended for dissection
    • the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
    • the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
    • honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay

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old_english

  • noun English prior to about 1100
    Anglo-Saxon.

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swallow_up

  • verb enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
    eat up; swallow; bury; immerse.
    • The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter

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devotional

  • noun a short religious service
  • adjective satellite relating to worship
    • a devotional exercise

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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israel

  • noun Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
    State of Israel; Zion; Yisrael; Sion.
  • noun an ancient kingdom of the Hebrew tribes at the southeastern end of the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Saul around 1025 BC and destroyed by the Assyrians in 721 BC

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door

  • noun a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle
    • he knocked on the door
    • he slammed the door as he left
  • noun the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
    threshold; room access; doorway.
    • he stuck his head in the doorway

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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alcove

  • noun a small recess opening off a larger room
    bay.

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altar

  • noun the table in Christian churches where communion is given
    communion table; Lord's table.
  • noun a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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visual

  • adjective relating to or using sight
    ocular; optical; optic.
    • ocular inspection
    • an optical illusion
    • visual powers
    • visual navigation
  • adjective satellite visible; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare
    ocular.
    • be sure of it
    • a visual presentation
    • a visual image

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fatimah

  • noun youngest daughter of the prophet Mohammed and wife of the fourth calif Ali; revered especially by Shiite Muslims (606-632)
    Fatima.

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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ibn

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mikoshi

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fakir

  • noun a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
    fakeer; faqir; faquir.

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kaliph

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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aedicula

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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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coffin

  • noun box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
    casket.
  • verb place into a coffin
    • her body was coffined

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deceased

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; departed; deceased person; dead soul.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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household

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; menage; family; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home

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india

A country in Southern Asia; the two peninsulas of Hither and Farther India; in a restricted sense, Hither India, or Hindostan.

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tripus

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hearg

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martyr

  • noun one who suffers for the sake of principle
    sufferer.
  • noun one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion

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dyke

  • noun (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
    butch; dike.
  • noun a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
    dam; dike.

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cattle_pen

  • noun a pen for cattle
    corral; cow pen.

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concept

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

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respective

  • adjective satellite considered individually
    several; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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arbor

  • noun tree (as opposed to shrub)
  • noun any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts
    spindle; mandrel; mandril.

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murti

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pergola

  • noun a framework that supports climbing plants
    arbor; bower; arbour.
    • the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park

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boxing

  • noun fighting with the fists
    pugilism; fisticuffs.
  • noun the enclosure of something in a package or box
    packing.

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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lamp

  • noun an artificial source of visible illumination
  • noun a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs

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shinto

One of the two great systems of religious belief in Japan. Its essence is ancestor worship, and sacrifice to dead heroes. Written also Sintu, and Sintuism.

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sacred

  • adjective concerned with religion or religious purposes
    • sacred texts
    • sacred rites
    • sacred music
  • adjective satellite worthy of respect or dedication
    • saw motherhood as woman's sacred calling

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kolkata

  • noun the largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world; located in eastern India; suffers from poverty and overcrowding
    Calcutta.

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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ancestor

  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; antecedent; ascendant; root.

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bethel

  • noun a house of worship (especially one for sailors)

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lao

  • noun a member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao language; related to the Thais
    Laotian.
  • noun the Tai language of a Buddhist people living in the area of the Mekong River in Thailand and Laos

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may

  • noun the month following April and preceding June
  • noun thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
    English hawthorn; Crataegus oxycantha; whitethorn; Crataegus laevigata.

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old_french

  • noun the earliest form of the French language; 9th to 15th century

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islamic

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

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caliph

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; kalif; kaliph; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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hawl

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caaba

  • noun (Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine; believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham; Muslims turn in its direction when praying
    Kaaba.

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khalifah

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    caliph; kalif; kaliph; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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stick_in

  • verb insert casually
    insert; sneak in; slip in.
    • She slipped in a reference to her own work
  • verb introduce
    insert; put in; introduce; inclose; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here

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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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sect

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

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geographic

  • adjective of or relating to the science of geography
    geographical.
  • adjective determined by geography
    geographical.
    • the north and south geographic poles

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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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islam

  • noun the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion
    Muslimism.
    • Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia
  • noun the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    Muhammadanism; Mohammedanism; Islamism; Muslimism.
    • Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
    • the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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moslem

  • noun a believer in or follower of Islam
    Muslim.
  • adjective of or relating to or supporting Islamism
    Islamic; Muslim.
    • Islamic art

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poetry

  • noun literature in metrical form
    verse; poesy.
  • noun any communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling

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fortify

  • verb make strong or stronger
    strengthen; beef up.
    • This exercise will strengthen your upper body
    • strengthen the relations between the two countries
  • verb enclose by or as if by a fortification
    fort.

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ismailism

  • noun the branch of Shiism noted for its esoteric philosophy

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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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worship

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

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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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wahabism

  • noun a conservative and intolerant form of Islam that is practiced in Saudi Arabia
    Wahhabism.
    • Osama bin Laden and his followers practice Wahhabism

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duomo

  • noun the principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese
    cathedral.

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abbey

  • noun a church associated with a monastery or convent
  • noun a convent ruled by an abbess

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hakim

  • noun a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
  • noun a Muslim physician
    hakeem.

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close_in

  • verb advance or converge on
    draw in.
    • The police were closing in on him
  • verb surround completely
    inclose; shut in; enclose.
    • Darkness enclosed him
    • They closed in the porch with a fence

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enshrine

  • verb enclose in a shrine
    shrine.
    • the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral
  • verb hold sacred
    saint.

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statuary

  • noun statues collectively
  • adjective of or relating to or suitable for statues

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brick_over

  • verb wall up with brick
    brick up; brick in.

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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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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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dam

  • noun a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
    dike; dyke.
  • noun a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
    dekameter; decameter; dekametre; dkm; decametre.

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jihadist

  • noun a Muslim who is involved in a jihad

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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dike

  • noun (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
    butch; dyke.
  • noun a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
    dam; dyke.

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introduce

  • verb cause to come to know personally
    acquaint; present.
    • permit me to acquaint you with my son
    • introduce the new neighbors to the community
  • verb bring something new to an environment
    innovate.
    • A new word processor was introduced

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hanbal

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front

  • noun the side that is forward or prominent
    forepart; front end.
  • noun the line along which opposing armies face each other
    front line; battlefront.

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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holy_see

  • noun the smallest sovereign state in the world; the see of the Pope (as the Bishop of Rome); home of the Pope and the central administration of the Roman Catholic Church; achieved independence from Italy in 1929
    State of the Vatican City; The Holy See.

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nymphaeum

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oracle_of_apollo

  • noun (Greek mythology) the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought advice; the messages were usually obscure or ambiguous
    Temple of Apollo; Delphic oracle; oracle of Delphi.

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temple_of_solomon

  • noun any of three successive temples in Jerusalem that served as the primary center for Jewish worship; the first temple contained the Ark of the Covenant and was built by Solomon in the 10th century BC and destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC; the second was built in 515 BC and the third was an enlargement by Herod the Great in 20 BC that was destroyed by the Romans during a Jewish revolt in AD 70; all that remains is the Wailing Wall
    Temple of Jerusalem.

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mujahid

  • noun a Muslim engaged in what he considers to be a jihad

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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newport

  • noun a port city in southeastern Wales
  • noun a resort city in southeastern Rhode Island; known for the summer homes of millionaires; important yachting center

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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el

  • noun angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
    altitude; elevation; ALT.
  • noun a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
    elevated railway; overhead railway; elevated; elevated railroad.

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mulla

  • noun a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam; the head of a mosque
    Mullah; Mollah.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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salafism

  • noun a militant group of extremist Sunnis who believe themselves the only correct interpreters of the Koran and consider moderate Muslims to be infidels; seek to convert all Muslims and to insure that its own fundamentalist version of Islam will dominate the world
    Salafi movement.

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artemision_at_ephesus

  • noun the large temple of the Greek goddess Artemis which was begun at Ephesus in 541 BC and completed 220 years later; the temple was destroyed by the Goths in 262

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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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begum

  • noun a Muslim woman of high rank in India or Pakistan

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cathedral

  • noun any large and important church
  • noun the principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese
    duomo.

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taoism

One of the popular religions of China, sanctioned by the state. -- Ta"o*ist, a. & n.

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enclosure

  • noun a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose
  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosing.

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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reverent

  • adjective feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
    • maintained a reverent silence
  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    godly; worshipful.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life

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flower

  • noun a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; bloom.

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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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roman_catholicism

  • noun the beliefs and practices of the Catholic Church based in Rome
    Romanism; papism.

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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fountain

  • noun a structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises
  • noun a natural flow of ground water
    outpouring; spring; natural spring; outflow.

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calif

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; kaliph; khalif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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mashad

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u.s.

  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; United States; US Government; U.S. government.
  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; United States; US; United States of America; America.

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envelop

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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chantry

  • noun an endowment for the singing of Masses
  • noun a chapel endowed for singing Masses for the soul of the donor

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yard

  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    pace.
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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reredos

  • noun a painted or carved screen placed above and behind an altar or communion table
    altarpiece.

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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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shrinegoer

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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syria

  • noun an Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization
    Syrian Arab Republic.

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hedge_in

  • verb enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges
    hedge.
    • hedge the property

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frequent

  • verb do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
    shop; buy at; patronize; patronise; sponsor; shop at.
  • verb be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
    haunt.
    • She haunts the ballet

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sunnite

  • noun a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
    Sunni; Sunni Muslim.

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intercession

  • noun a prayer to God on behalf of another person
  • noun the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)
    intervention.
    • it occurs without human intervention

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anglicanism

Strong partiality to the principles and rites of the Church of England.

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shrine

  • noun a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
  • verb enclose in a shrine
    enshrine.
    • the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral

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sack

  • noun a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    carrier bag; poke; paper bag.
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pocket; pouch.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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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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muhammad

  • noun leader of Black Muslims who campaigned for independence for Black Americans (1897-1975)
    Elijah Muhammad.
  • noun the Arab prophet who, according to Islam, was the last messenger of Allah (570-632)
    Mohammad; Mohammed; Mahomet; Mahound.

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temple_of_jerusalem

  • noun any of three successive temples in Jerusalem that served as the primary center for Jewish worship; the first temple contained the Ark of the Covenant and was built by Solomon in the 10th century BC and destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC; the second was built in 515 BC and the third was an enlargement by Herod the Great in 20 BC that was destroyed by the Romans during a Jewish revolt in AD 70; all that remains is the Wailing Wall
    Temple of Solomon.

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encasement

  • noun the act of enclosing something in a case
    incasement.

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sutherland

  • noun Australian operatic soprano (born in 1926)
    Dame Joan Sutherland; Joan Sutherland.

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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greek_mythology

  • noun the mythology of the ancient Greeks

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introduction

  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; debut; entry; first appearance; launching.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line
  • noun the first section of a communication

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yin

  • noun the dark negative feminine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology
    • the interaction of yin and yang maintains the harmony of the universe

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votive

  • adjective satellite dedicated in fulfillment of a vow
    • votive prayers

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vitrine

  • noun a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
    case; display case; showcase.

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chaitya

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ziarat

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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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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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mollah

  • noun a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam; the head of a mosque
    Mulla; Mullah.

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ceiling

  • noun the overhead upper surface of a covered space
    • he hated painting the ceiling
  • noun (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds

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shell

  • noun ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • noun the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

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emblem

  • noun special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
  • noun a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
    allegory.

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shelf

  • noun a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
  • noun a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
    ledge.

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rope_off

  • verb divide by means of a rope
    rope in; cordon off.
    • The police roped off the area where the crime occurred

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embattle

  • verb fortify by furnishing with battlements for defense
    • an embattled castle
  • verb prepare for battle or conflict

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appreciation

  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; hold.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices
  • noun delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
    taste; perceptiveness; discernment.
    • arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success
    • to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

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bower

  • noun a framework that supports climbing plants
    arbor; pergola; arbour.
    • the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park
  • verb enclose in a bower
    embower.

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wēohs

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ahmed

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translate

  • verb restate (words) from one language into another language
    render; interpret.
    • I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S.
    • Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?
    • She rendered the French poem into English
    • He translates for the U.N.
  • verb change from one form or medium into another
    transform.
    • Braque translated collage into oil

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packing

  • noun any material used especially to protect something
    wadding; packing material.
  • noun the enclosure of something in a package or box
    boxing.

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encase

  • verb enclose in, or as if in, a case
    case; incase.
    • my feet were encased in mud

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garrison

  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
    fort.
  • noun United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
    William Lloyd Garrison.

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tabernacle

  • noun the Mormon temple
    Mormon Tabernacle.
  • noun (Judaism) a portable sanctuary in which the Jews carried the Ark of the Covenant on their exodus

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devotion

  • noun feelings of ardent love
    devotedness.
    • their devotion to each other was beautiful
  • noun commitment to some purpose
    • the devotion of his time and wealth to science

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san

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palace

  • noun a large and stately mansion
    castle.
  • noun the governing group of a kingdom
    • the palace issued an order binding on all subjects

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god

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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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episcopal

  • adjective denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops
    pontifical.
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Episcopal church
    Episcopalian.
    • the Episcopal hierarchy
    • married by an Episcopalian minister

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temple_of_artemis

  • noun a large temple at Ephesus that was said to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world

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saracen

  • noun (historically) a member of the nomadic people of the Syrian and Arabian deserts at the time of the Roman Empire
  • noun (when used broadly) any Arab

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corral

  • noun a pen for cattle
    cow pen; cattle pen.
  • verb enclose in a corral
    • corral the horses

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border

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; borderline; boundary line; mete.
  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; margin.

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catholic

  • adjective satellite free from provincial prejudices or attachments
    • catholic in one's tastes
  • noun a member of a Catholic church

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offering

  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offer.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds
  • noun money contributed to a religious organization

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escrin

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instance

  • noun an occurrence of something
    case; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    example; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10

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chest

  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    pectus; thorax.
  • noun box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy

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zhuangzi

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multiple

  • noun the product of a quantity by an integer
    • 36 is a multiple of 9
  • adjective having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
    • multiple birth
    • multiple ownership
    • made multiple copies of the speech
    • his multiple achievements in public life
    • her multiple personalities
    • a pineapple is a multiple fruit

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centre

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • 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 a low-lying region in central France

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iceland

  • noun an island republic on the island of Iceland; became independent of Denmark in 1944
    Republic of Iceland.
  • noun a volcanic island in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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musjid

  • noun (Islam) a Muslim place of worship
    masjid.

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awe

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
    • he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe
  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; reverence.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration

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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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haifa

  • noun a major port in northwestern Israel
    Hefa.

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incase

  • verb enclose in, or as if in, a case
    case; encase.
    • my feet were encased in mud

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grove

  • noun a small growth of trees without underbrush
  • noun garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
    woodlet; orchard; plantation.

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kālī

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tooth

  • noun hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
  • noun something resembling the tooth of an animal

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traditional

  • adjective consisting of or derived from tradition
    • traditional history
    • traditional morality
  • adjective satellite pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines
    • the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished

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enshrine

  • verb enclose in a shrine
    shrine.
    • the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral
  • verb hold sacred
    saint.

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yang

  • noun the bright positive masculine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology
    • yin and yang together produce everything that comes into existence

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painting

  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    picture.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre
  • noun creating a picture with paints
    • he studied painting and sculpture for many years

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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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crate

  • noun a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
  • noun the quantity contained in a crate
    crateful.

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islamist

  • noun a scholar who knowledgeable in Islamic studies
  • noun an orthodox Muslim

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fatima

  • noun youngest daughter of the prophet Mohammed and wife of the fourth calif Ali; revered especially by Shiite Muslims (606-632)
    Fatimah.

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chuang

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islamism

  • noun a fundamentalist Islamic revivalist movement generally characterized by moral conservatism and the literal interpretation of the Koran and the attempt to implement Islamic values in all aspects of life
  • noun the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    Muhammadanism; Mohammedanism; Muslimism; Islam.
    • Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
    • the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion

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muhammadanism

  • noun the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    Mohammedanism; Islamism; Muslimism; Islam.
    • Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
    • the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion

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northern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • Northern liberals
    • northern industry
    • northern cities
  • noun a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

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eat_up

  • verb finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
    finish; polish off.
    • She polished off the remaining potatoes
  • verb use up (resources or materials)
    exhaust; consume; wipe out; deplete; use up; eat; run through.
    • this car consumes a lot of gas
    • We exhausted our savings
    • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

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muslim

  • noun a believer in or follower of Islam
    Moslem.
  • adjective of or relating to or supporting Islamism
    Islamic; Moslem.
    • Islamic art

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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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surroundings

  • noun the environmental condition
    milieu.
  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    environment; environs; surround.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround

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ambiguity

  • noun an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context
  • noun unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning
    equivocalness.

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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shrine

  • noun a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
  • verb enclose in a shrine
    enshrine.
    • the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral

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place_of_worship

  • noun any building where congregations gather for prayer
    house of worship; house of prayer; house of God.

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adherent

  • noun someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
    disciple.
  • adjective satellite sticking fast

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adytum

The innermost sanctuary or shrine in ancient temples, whence oracles were given. Hence: A private chamber; a sanctum.

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secular

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    layperson; layman.
  • adjective of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

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famous

  • adjective satellite widely known and esteemed
    renowned; illustrious; famed; celebrated; notable; noted; far-famed.
    • a famous actor
    • a celebrated musician
    • a famed scientist
    • an illustrious judge
    • a notable historian
    • a renowned painter

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revered

  • adjective satellite profoundly honored
    venerable; august.
    • revered holy men
  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    idolise; hero-worship; worship; revere; idolize.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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framing

  • noun formulation of the plans and important details
    • the framing of judicial decrees
  • noun a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror
    frame.
    • the frame enhances but is not itself the subject of attention
    • the frame was much more valuable than the miror it held

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mchenry

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hedge

  • noun a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
    hedgerow.
  • noun any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
    hedging.

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rhode_island

  • noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state
    RI; Little Rhody; Ocean State.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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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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mahayana

  • noun a major school of Buddhism teaching social concern and universal salvation; China; Japan; Tibet; Nepal; Korea; Mongolia
  • noun one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing a common search for universal salvation especially through faith alone; the dominant religion of China and Tibet and Japan
    Mahayana Buddhism.

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ema

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immerse

  • verb thrust or throw into
    plunge.
    • Immerse yourself in hot water
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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kumsusan

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shrineless

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architecture

  • noun an architectural product or work
  • noun the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
    • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

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enclose

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house
  • verb close in; darkness enclosed him"
    hold in; confine.

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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asatru

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frame

  • noun the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • noun a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

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nun

  • noun a woman religious
  • noun a buoy resembling a cone
    nun buoy; conical buoy.

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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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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cattle

  • noun domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
    cows; kine; oxen; Bos taurus.
    • so many head of cattle
    • wait till the cows come home
    • seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible
    • a team of oxen

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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butsudan

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enwrap

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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house_of_worship

  • noun any building where congregations gather for prayer
    place of worship; house of prayer; house of God.

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sunni_muslim

  • noun a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
    Sunni; Sunnite.

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denomination

  • noun a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith
  • noun a class of one kind of unit in a system of numbers or measures or weights or money
    • he flashed a fistful of bills of large denominations

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pagoda

  • noun an Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof

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southeast

  • noun the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
    southeastward; SE; sou'-east.
  • noun the southeastern region of the United States
    southeastern United States.

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numen

  • noun a spirit believed to inhabit an object or preside over a place (especially in ancient Roman religion)

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opposition

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    resistance.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun the relation between opposed entities
    oppositeness.

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approval

  • noun the formal act of approving
    blessing; approving.
    • he gave the project his blessing
    • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • noun a feeling of liking something or someone good
    • although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval

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encapsulate

  • verb enclose in a capsule or other small container
  • verb put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume
    capsulise; capsule; capsulize.
    • capsulize the news

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sistine_chapel

  • noun the private chapel of the popes in Rome; it was built by and named after Sixtus IV in 1473

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sacrary

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mujtihad

  • noun an Islamic scholar who engages in ijtihad, the effort to derive rules of divine law from Muslim sacred texts

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mbari

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cow

  • noun female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term"
    moo-cow.
  • noun mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'

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tuck

  • noun eatables (especially sweets)
  • noun (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest

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many

  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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deposition

  • noun the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
    deposit.
  • noun (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office

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incense

  • noun a substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned
  • noun the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned
    • incense filled the room

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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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pastophorus

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shiism

  • noun the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs

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swallow

  • noun a small amount of liquid food
    sup.
    • a sup of ale
  • noun the act of swallowing
    drink; deglutition.
    • one swallow of the liquid was enough
    • he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips

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kerbala

  • noun a city of central Iraq to the south of Baghdad; a holy city for Shiite Muslims because it is the site of the tomb of Mohammed's grandson who was killed there in 680
    Kerbela; Karbala.

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munition

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; arms.
  • noun military supplies
    ordnance; ordnance store.

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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mormon_tabernacle

  • noun the Mormon temple
    Tabernacle.

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stupa

  • noun a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists
    tope.

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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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mohammedanism

  • noun the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    Muhammadanism; Islamism; Muslimism; Islam.
    • Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
    • the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion

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conference

  • noun a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  • noun an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
    league.

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hadith

  • noun (Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran
    Sunna; Sunnah.
  • noun (Islam) a tradition based on reports of the sayings and activities of Muhammad and his companions

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mahdism

  • noun belief in the appearance of the Mahdi; devotion to a Mahdi

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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peaceful

  • adjective not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war
    peaceable.
    • a peaceful nation
    • peaceful times
    • a far from peaceful Christmas
    • peaceful sleep
  • adjective satellite peacefully resistant in response to injustice
    passive.
    • passive resistance

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brick

  • noun rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
  • noun a good fellow; helpful and trustworthy

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marry

  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; conjoin; get married; espouse; hook up with.
  • verb perform a marriage ceremony
    tie; splice; wed.
    • The minister married us on Saturday
    • We were wed the following week
    • The couple got spliced on Hawaii

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idol

  • noun a material effigy that is worshipped
    god; graven image.
    • thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image
    • money was his god
  • noun someone who is adored blindly and excessively
    matinee idol.

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imam

  • noun (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide
    imaum.

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meetinghouse

  • noun a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers)
    conventicle.

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house_of_god

  • noun any building where congregations gather for prayer
    place of worship; house of worship; house of prayer.

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miko

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blessing

  • noun the formal act of approving
    approval; approving.
    • he gave the project his blessing
    • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • noun a desirable state
    boon.
    • enjoy the blessings of peace
    • a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors

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al

  • noun a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
    atomic number 13; aluminium; aluminum.
  • noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Camellia State; Alabama; Heart of Dixie.

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moderation

  • noun quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
    moderateness.
  • noun a change for the better
    easing; relief.

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encapsulation

  • noun the condition of being enclosed (as in a capsule)
    • the encapsulation of tendons in membranous sheaths
  • noun the process of enclosing (as in a capsule)

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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pilgrim

  • noun someone who journeys in foreign lands
  • noun one of the colonists from England who sailed to America on the Mayflower and founded the colony of Plymouth in New England in 1620
    Pilgrim Father.

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enfold

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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pantheon

  • noun all the gods of a religion
  • noun a monument commemorating a nation's dead heroes

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shrine

  • noun a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
  • verb enclose in a shrine
    enshrine.
    • the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral

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prominence

  • noun the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
  • noun relative importance

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rope

  • noun a strong line
  • noun street names for flunitrazepan
    R-2; roofy; forget me drug; Mexican valium; rophy; roach; circle.

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bathtub

  • noun a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
    bathing tub; tub; bath.

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pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

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tzu

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mystic

  • noun someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension
    religious mystic.
  • adjective satellite having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding
    mystical; occult; secret; orphic; mysterious.
    • mysterious symbols
    • the mystical style of Blake
    • occult lore
    • the secret learning of the ancients

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prayer

  • noun the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)
    supplication.
    • the priest sank to his knees in prayer
  • noun reverent petition to a deity
    orison; petition.

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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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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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monk

  • noun a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
    monastic.
  • noun United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Thelonious Sphere Monk; Thelonious Monk.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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madonna

My lady; -- a term of address in Italian formerly used as the equivalent of Madame, but for which Signora is now substituted. Sometimes introduced into English. Shak.

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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mazar

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memorial

  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    remembrance; commemoration.
  • noun a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority

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synagogue

  • noun (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
    temple; tabernacle.

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fortification

  • noun defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
    munition.
  • noun the art or science of strengthening defenses

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wahhabism

  • noun a conservative and intolerant form of Islam that is practiced in Saudi Arabia
    Wahabism.
    • Osama bin Laden and his followers practice Wahhabism

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buddhism

The religion based upon the doctrine originally taught by the Hindoo sage Gautama Siddartha, surnamed Buddha, "the awakened or enlightened," in the sixth century b.c., and adopted as a religion by the greater part of the inhabitants of Central and Eastern Asia and the Indian Islands. Buddha's teaching is believed to have been atheistic; yet it was characterized by elevated humanity and morality. It presents release from existence (a beatific enfranchisement, Nirvâna) as the greatest good. Buddhists believe in transmigration of souls through all phases and forms of life. Their number was estimated in 1881 at 470,000,000.

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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noble

  • noun a titled peer of the realm
    nobleman; Lord.
  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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side_chapel

  • noun a small chapel off the side aisle of a church

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sunni_muslim

  • noun a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
    Sunni; Sunnite.

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saintly

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    angelic; sainted; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother

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tope

  • noun a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists
    stupa.
  • verb drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic
    drink.
    • The husband drinks and beats his wife

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joss_house

  • noun a Chinese temple or shrine for idol worship

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mosaic

  • noun art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
  • noun viral disease in solanaceous plants (tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco) resulting in mottling and often shriveling of the leaves

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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antonio

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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english

Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.

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landmark

  • noun the position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape
    • the church steeple provided a convenient landmark
  • noun an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend
    turning point; watershed.
    • the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations

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outdoor

  • adjective located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    outside; out-of-door.
    • outdoor clothes
    • badminton and other outdoor games
    • a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding
  • adjective pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities
    • outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities

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brisbane

  • noun capital and largest city of Queensland state; located in the southeastern corner of Queensland on the Pacific; settled by British as a penal colony; 3rd largest city in Australia

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oracle_of_delphi

  • noun (Greek mythology) the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought advice; the messages were usually obscure or ambiguous
    Temple of Apollo; Delphic oracle; Oracle of Apollo.

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purify

  • verb remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
    make pure; sublimate; distill.
    • purify the water
  • verb make pure or free from sin or guilt
    purge; sanctify.
    • he left the monastery purified

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commemoration

  • noun a ceremony to honor the memory of someone or something
    memorialisation; memorialization.
  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    remembrance; memorial.

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ironwork

  • noun work made of iron (gratings or rails or railings etc)
    • the houses had much ornamental ironwork

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faqir

  • noun a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
    fakeer; fakir; faquir.

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shrine

  • noun a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
  • verb enclose in a shrine
    enshrine.
    • the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral

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southeast_asia

  • noun a geographical division of Asia that includes Indochina plus Indonesia and the Philippines and Singapore

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mahdi

  • noun (Islam) a messianic leader who (according to popular Muslim belief) will appear before the end of the world and restore justice and religion

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marabout

  • noun large African black-and-white carrion-eating stork; its downy underwing feathers are used to trim garments
    marabou stork; Leptoptilus crumeniferus; marabou.

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norse_deity

  • noun a deity worshipped by the ancient Norsemen

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setting

  • noun the context and environment in which something is set
    scene.
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    scope; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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envelopment

  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    inclosure; enclosure; enclosing.

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gomaa

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cordon

  • noun a series of sentinels or of military posts enclosing or guarding some place or thing
  • noun cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank

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australia

  • noun a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
    Commonwealth of Australia.
  • noun the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean

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wall_up

  • verb enclose with a wall
    wall in.

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read

  • noun something that is read
    • the article was a very good read
  • verb interpret something that is written or printed
    • read the advertisement
    • Have you read Salman Rushdie?

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norse

Of or pertaining to ancient Scandinavia, or to the language spoken by its inhabitants.

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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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historic

  • adjective satellite belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past
    historical.
    • historic victories
    • historical (or historic) times
    • a historical character
  • adjective satellite important in history
    • the historic first voyage to outer space

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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temple_of_apollo

  • noun (Greek mythology) the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought advice; the messages were usually obscure or ambiguous
    Delphic oracle; Oracle of Apollo; oracle of Delphi.

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lady

  • noun a polite name for any woman
    • a nice lady at the library helped me
  • noun a woman of refinement
    gentlewoman; madam; ma'am; dame.
    • a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady

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formal

  • noun a lavish dance requiring formal attire
    ball.
  • noun a gown for evening wear
    dinner dress; evening gown; dinner gown.

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desire

  • noun the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
  • noun an inclination to want things
    • a man of many desires

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insert

  • noun a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication
  • noun an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
    inset.

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daemon

  • noun an evil supernatural being
    devil; demon; daimon; fiend.
  • noun a person who is part mortal and part god
    demigod.

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martyry

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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alamo

  • noun a siege and massacre at a mission in San Antonio in 1836; Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico

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university

  • noun the body of faculty and students at a university
  • noun establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

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terminology

  • noun a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline
    language; nomenclature.
    • legal terminology
    • biological nomenclature
    • the language of sociology

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cow_pen

  • noun a pen for cattle
    corral; cattle pen.

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lenin

  • noun Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
    Vladimir Ilich Lenin; Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov; Vladimir Ilyich Lenin; Vladimir Lenin; Nikolai Lenin; Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov.

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najaf

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cognate

  • noun one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
    blood relative; blood relation; sib.
  • noun a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
    cognate word.

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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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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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spring

  • noun the season of growth
    springtime.
    • the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring
    • he will hold office until the spring of next year
  • noun a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed
    • the spring was broken

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yakata

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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parthenon

  • noun the main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture

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legal

  • adjective established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • adjective of or relating to jurisprudence
    • legal loophole

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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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pen

  • noun a writing implement with a point from which ink flows
  • noun an enclosure for confining livestock

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buddha

The title of an incarnation of self-abnegation, virtue, and wisdom, or a deified religious teacher of the Buddhists, esp. Gautama Siddartha or Sakya Sinha (or Muni), the founder of Buddhism.

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temple

  • noun place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
  • noun the flat area on either side of the forehead
    • the veins in his temple throbbed

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shrinelet

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tayeb

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notable

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; guiding light; leading light; notability.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    noteworthy.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research

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architectural

  • adjective of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture
    • architectural history
    • architectural design

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grand_mufti

  • noun the chief mufti of a district

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bury

  • verb cover from sight
    • Afghani women buried under their burkas
  • verb place in a grave or tomb
    lay to rest; inhume; inter; entomb.
    • Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square
    • The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids
    • My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday

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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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central

  • noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
    telephone exchange; exchange.
  • adjective satellite serving as an essential component
    cardinal; key; fundamental; primal.
    • a cardinal rule
    • the central cause of the problem
    • an example that was fundamental to the argument
    • computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure

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package

  • noun a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
    parcel; packet; bundle.
  • noun a wrapped container
    parcel.

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island

  • noun a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
  • noun a zone or area resembling an island

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lady_chapel

  • noun a small chapel in a church; dedicated to the Virgin Mary

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o

  • noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    oxygen; atomic number 8.
  • noun the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet

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catholicism

The state or quality of being catholic or universal; catholicity. Jer. Taylor.

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tomb

  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    grave.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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assassin

  • noun a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
    bravo; assassinator.
    • his assassins were hunted down like animals
    • assassinators of kings and emperors
  • noun a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders

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rope_in

  • verb divide by means of a rope
    rope off; cordon off.
    • The police roped off the area where the crime occurred
  • verb draw in as if with a rope; lure
    • The agent had roped in several customers

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localised

  • adjective satellite confined or restricted to a particular location
    localized.
    • the localized infection formed a definite abscess
  • verb identify the location or place of
    localize; localise; place.
    • We localized the source of the infection

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kalif

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kaliph; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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colorado

  • noun a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
    Centennial State; CO.
  • noun a river in Texas; flows southeast into the Gulf of Mexico
    Colorado River.

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put_in

  • verb introduce
    insert; stick in; introduce; inclose; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here
  • verb keep or lay aside for future use
    salt away; stack away; hive away; stash away; lay in; store.
    • store grain for the winter
    • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

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wahhabi

  • noun a member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam
    Wahabi.
    • Osama bin Laden is said to be a Wahhabi Muslim

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maxwell

  • noun a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1 square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss
    Mx.
  • noun Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)
    James Clerk Maxwell; J. C. Maxwell.

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image

  • noun an iconic mental representation
    mental image.
    • her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    persona.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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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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cordon_off

  • verb divide by means of a rope
    rope in; rope off.
    • The police roped off the area where the crime occurred

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shryne

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neopaganism

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brattish

  • adjective satellite (used of an ill-mannered child) impolitely unruly
    bratty.

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remembrance

  • noun the ability to recall past occurrences
    recollection; anamnesis.
  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    memorial; commemoration.

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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paganism

  • noun any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism
    pagan religion; heathenism.

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tabernacle

  • noun (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
    synagogue; temple.
  • noun the Mormon temple
    Mormon Tabernacle.

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laypeople

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worshipper

  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshiper; believer.
  • noun someone who admires too much to recognize faults
    worshiper.

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rhode

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caseful

  • noun the quantity contained in a case
    case.

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alleged

  • adjective satellite declared but not proved
    • alleged abuses of housing benefits"- Wall Street Journal
  • verb report or maintain
    aver; say; allege.
    • He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
    • He said it was too late to intervene in the war
    • The registrar says that I owe the school money

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christianity

The religion of Christians; the system of doctrines and precepts taught by Christ.

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virgin

  • noun a person who has never had sex
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo
    Virgo.

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joseph

An outer garment worn in the 18th century; esp., a woman's riding habit, buttoned down the front. Fairholt.

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mullah

  • noun a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam; the head of a mosque
    Mulla; Mollah.

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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relic

  • noun an antiquity that has survived from the distant past
  • noun something of sentimental value
    token; souvenir; keepsake.

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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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muslimism

  • noun the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion
    Islam.
    • Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia
  • noun the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    Muhammadanism; Mohammedanism; Islamism; Islam.
    • Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
    • the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion

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inclose

  • verb surround completely
    shut in; enclose; close in.
    • Darkness enclosed him
    • They closed in the porch with a fence
  • verb introduce
    insert; put in; stick in; introduce; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here

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glass_in

  • verb enclose with glass
    glass.
    • glass in a porch

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ramakrishna

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arbour

  • noun a framework that supports climbing plants
    arbor; bower; pergola.
    • the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park

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brick_in

  • verb wall up with brick
    brick up; brick over.

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eat

  • verb take in solid food
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?
  • verb eat a meal; take a meal
    • We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls
    • I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation

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fort

  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
    garrison.
  • noun a fortified defensive structure
    fortress.

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omikuji

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church_building

  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church.
    • the church was empty

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hallow

  • verb render holy by means of religious rites
    bless; consecrate; sanctify.

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consist

  • verb originate (in)
    dwell; lie in; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country
  • verb have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in
    • The payment consists in food
    • What does love consist in?

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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shiite_muslim

  • noun a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
    Shiite; Shi'ite Muslim; Shi'ite; Shia Muslim.

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incasement

  • noun the act of enclosing something in a case
    encasement.

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cella

(Arch.) The part inclosed within the walls of an ancient temple, as distinguished from the open porticoes.

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imaum

  • noun (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide
    imam.

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display

  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    show.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested
  • noun something shown to the public
    exhibit; showing.
    • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

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faquir

  • noun a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
    fakeer; fakir; faqir.

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conventicle

  • noun a secret unauthorized meeting for religious worship
  • noun a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers)
    meetinghouse.

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wahabi

  • noun a member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam
    Wahhabi.
    • Osama bin Laden is said to be a Wahhabi Muslim

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basilica

  • noun an early Christian church designed like a Roman basilica; or a Roman Catholic church or cathedral accorded certain privileges
    • the church was raised to the rank of basilica
  • noun a Roman building used for public administration
    Roman basilica.

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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vajrayana

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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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baldaquin

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old_norse

  • noun the extinct Germanic language of medieval Scandinavia and Iceland from about to 700 to 1350

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sacellum

(Rom. Antiq.) An unroofed space consecrated to a divinity.

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candle

  • noun stick of wax with a wick in the middle
    wax light; taper.
  • noun the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin
    candela; standard candle; cd.

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sheath

  • noun a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
  • noun an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
    case.

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pedestal

  • noun a support or foundation
    base; stand.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority)
    • they put him on a pedestal

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brick_up

  • verb wall up with brick
    brick in; brick over.

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fakeer

  • noun a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
    fakir; faqir; faquir.
  • adjective satellite fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    bastard; phoney; bogus; phony; fake.

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fencing

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fence.
  • noun material for building fences
    fencing material.

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bodhisattva

  • noun Buddhist worthy of nirvana who postpones it to help others
    Boddhisatva.

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sharif

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islamic

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

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other

  • adjective not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    • today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
    • the construction of highways and other public works
    • he asked for other employment
    • any other person would tell the truth
    • his other books are still in storage
    • then we looked at the other house
    • hearing was good in his other ear
    • the other sex
    • she lived on the other side of the street from me
    • went in the other direction
  • adjective satellite recently past
    • the other evening

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sunni_islam

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

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brazier

  • noun large metal container in which coal or charcoal is burned; warms people who must stay outside for long times
    brasier.

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san_antonio

  • noun a city of south central Texas; site of the Alamo; site of several military bases and a popular haven for vacationers

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display_case

  • noun a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
    case; vitrine; showcase.

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fence_in

  • verb enclose with a fence
    fence.
    • we fenced in our yard
  • verb surround with a wall in order to fortify
    wall; surround; palisade; fence.

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veneration

  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; awe; reverence.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration
  • noun religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
    idolatry; cultism; devotion.

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salafi_movement

  • noun a militant group of extremist Sunnis who believe themselves the only correct interpreters of the Koran and consider moderate Muslims to be infidels; seek to convert all Muslims and to insure that its own fundamentalist version of Islam will dominate the world
    Salafism.

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mikuji

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canon_law

  • noun the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church
    ecclesiastical law.

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structure

  • noun a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
    construction.
    • the structure consisted of a series of arches
    • she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons
  • noun the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts
    • artists must study the structure of the human body
    • the structure of the benzene molecule

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building

  • noun a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    edifice.
    • there was a three-story building on the corner
    • it was an imposing edifice
  • noun the act of constructing something
    construction.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats

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jewel

  • noun a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
    precious stone; gem.
  • noun a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
    gem.

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azhar

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shia_muslim

  • noun a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
    Shiite; Shi'ite Muslim; Shi'ite; Shiite Muslim.

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mass

  • noun the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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oracle

  • noun an authoritative person who divines the future
    prophet; vaticinator; seer; prophesier.
  • noun a prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess; believed to be infallible

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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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