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Precepts

set of rules

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Disenting protestantism

different kinds of protestant churches

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Concur

to agree with

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Diluted

fading

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Poignantly

very sadly

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Beachhead

settlement

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Errand

task, mission

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Redeemer

Savior

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Permeation

spread

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Proselytize

convert

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Adherent

member, follower, believer

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Unrelenting toil

undefeatable hardwork

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Indices

measure of something

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Augment

increase, make greater

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Insularity

conditio of being an Island

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Tantamout

equal

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Engrafted

transplanted

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Trumps

defeats

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Salience

importance

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Sanctity

sacred

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Came to naught

to be unsuccesful

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Ostensively

seemingly

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Secular

not religist

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Subordinate

secondary

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Inherited

rooted

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Thus

as a consequence

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Peculiar

unique, special

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Persist

continue to exist

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Enclave

portion of territory surrounded by a larger territory whose inhabitants are distinct

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Embody

include

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Dignify

make sth seem worthy

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Reliance

dependence

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Constituency

a group of voters in certain area who elect representative to a legislative body

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Subsequently

afterwards

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Compelled

forced to do sth

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Induced

succed in persuading or leading someone to do sth

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Persuade

induce someone to do sth

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Ahere

believe in and practice

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Sched

get rid of

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Heritage

a proberty that may be inherited

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Prevailing

existing at a particular time

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Hence

as a consequence

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Civic

relating to duties or activities of peope in relations to their town

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Shallow

not deep, not requeiring

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Dissidence

protest

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Dissent

different

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Emerged

appeared

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Outgrowth

development

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Covenant

agreement

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Vested

authorized

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Reverence

deep respect

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Awe

a feeling of respect mixed with fear or Wonder

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Fierce

intense aggressivness

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Prevalent

widespread

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Refinement

proces of removing impurities

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Zeal

great Energy

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Diffuse

spread

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Enduring

durable

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Artisan

a worker that is skilled in handmade

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Devoutly

passionate

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Relentless

harsh, intense

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Inalienable

sth that cant be taken away by someone

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Encompass

take place of sth, surround

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Dissolve

dismiss

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Deviate

depart from sth

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Endorse

declare

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Emphasis

importance, value

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Congregational

  • relating to a group of people who have come together in a religious building for worship and prayers

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Foster

encourage development of sth

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Embrace

accept sth enthusiastically

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Fervor

passionate feeling

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Receptive

open-minded

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Intermediation

act of coming between intervention and mediation

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Salvation

redemption

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Welfare

health, happiness

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Rigid

not able to be changed or adapter

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Preseverence

determination

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Repose

rest, lie dead

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Heredity

passing on physical or mental characteristics genetically

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Demean

degrading, lowering

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Idleness

laziness

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Espoused

adopted

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Devote

give al lor most of the time to sth or someone

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Ambivalent

mixed feelings, unsure

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Reconcile

restore friendly relations between

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Despise

look down on with disrespect

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Expulsion

getting kicked out, forcing someone to leave an org for example

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Persecute

harass, abuse someone because of their race or ethnicity

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exclude

deny someone access to sth

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Broadly

in general

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Hardship

sth that causes suffering

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Inhabit

live or occupy a place

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Descendant

succesor

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Distinguish

treat someone different

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Exploit

make use of, use for advantage

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Rearranged

reorganized, arrange differently

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Infuse

fill

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Cherish

adore, feel affection for

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Enshrine

preserve or cherish as sacred

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Sustained

constant

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