Lesson 8

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48 Terms

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rebel

insurgent, a person who fights against the current leader or government

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fervor

intense or passionate feeling

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digestion

process of breaking down food

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homo sapiens

the human race

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emollient

softens the skin

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recompense

compensate, make amends

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doctor

physician

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fraternity

brotherhood

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grave

place of burial; dire situation

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10

maternal

relating to a mother

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paternity

fatherhood

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sororicide

to kill one's sister

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13

bell

war

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14

doc, doct

to teach

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15

ferv

to boil, to bubble

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fratr, fratern

brother

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ger, gest

to carry, to produce

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grav

heavy

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hom, homo

man

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matr, matern

mother

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moll

mild, soft

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22

patr, patern

father

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pend, pens

to hang, to weigh, to pay

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24

soror

sister

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mollification

appeasement

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docile

easy to teach

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27

sorority

sisterhood

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28

fervid

zealous

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29

congeries

miscellaneous collection

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30

matriarchy

society ruled by mother or women

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31

bellipotent

mighty in war

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32

compendium

summary

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33

paternal

fatherly

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homo sapien

human being

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35

aggravate

to make worse

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36

fraternal

brotherly

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matricide

to kill one's mother

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mollify

appease, reduce

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patrilineal

descent through a male line

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belligerent

hostile, aggressive

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homicide

to kill a person

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42

document

piece of written or printed paper containing information

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fervent

displaying passionate intensity

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impending

about to happen, imminent

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45

suggestive

indicative or evocative

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gravity

attractive force; seriousness

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bellicose

displaying aggression

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patron

sponsor, customer, contributor

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