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wrath

intense anger

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refuge

a shelter from danger or hardship

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vigor

active strength of body or mind

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derisive

expressing contempt or ridicule

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enthralled

filled with wonder and delight

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callow

young and inexperienced

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perturbed

thrown into a state of agitated confusion

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vile

morally reprehensible

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miscreant

a person without moral scruples

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zeal

excessive fervor or excitement to do something or accomplish some end

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ostracize

to expel from a community or group

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irreparable

impossible to rectify or correct

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desecrate

to defile; to remove the sacredness from a person or object

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imminent

close in time; about to occur

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discordant

not in agreement or harmony

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superfluous

more than is needed, desired, required

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abomination

an action that arouses disgust or abhorrence

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abdicate

to resign; abandon; to handover

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imperial

of or relating to an empire

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enclave

a portion of territory within or surrounded by a larger territory whose inhabitants are culturally or ethnically distinct

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coerce

to persuade by force or intimidation

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quell

to put an end to (usually a rebellion or other disorder)

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mitigate

to make less severe, serious, or painful

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contemptuous

scornful; showing contempt

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unprecedented

never known or done before

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infrastructure

the basic physical and organizational structures for societies and buildings

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egalitarian

relating to or believing in the principle that all people are equal

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inchoate

not quite informed yet

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diaspora

a scattered population whose origin lies in a separate geographic locale

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pan

all or everything

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Deft

skillful in physical movements

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Taut

stretched tight; subject to great tension

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Feign

to give a false appearance of

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Wither

to shrink

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ceaseless

uninterpreted in time; indefinitely long and continuing

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audacity

fearless daring

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resignation

acceptance of an unpleasant but inevitable situation

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devoid

completely wanting or lacking

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implore

to beg or to request earnestly and urgently

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elude

to escape, either physically or mentally

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malevolence

wishing evil to others

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listless

marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm

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specious

a plausible but false argument or idea

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esoteric

understandable only by an enlightened inner circle; cryptic; obscure

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potent

having a strong physiological or chemical effect

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sullen

showing a brooding ill humor

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recoil

to draw back, as with fear or pain

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calamity

an event resulting in great loss or misfortune

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grievous

causing or marked by grief or anguish

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wrath

intense anger

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theology

study of the nature of god and religious belief

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derisive

expressing contempt or ridicule

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interregional/intraregional

occurring between different regions/occurring within a region

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daunting

intimidating; seeming difficult to deal with

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specialization

the process of becoming an expert in a particular subject or skill

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corpulent

fat

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aristocracy

nobility; the highest class (usually hereditary)

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propitiate

appease; regain favor with someone

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bureaucracy

an often complex system of government administered by officials

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myopia

nearsightedness; lack of imagination or foresight

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monarchy/oligarchy

rule by one/ rule by a few

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utopia/ dystopia

an imagined paradise/ an imagined dysfunctional and unjust state

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egalitarian

relating to the principle that all people are equal

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hierarchy

the organization of people in ranks by status or authority

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caliphate

the reign of a caliph ("deputy of God") or Muslim ruler

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truculent

quick to argue or fight; defiant

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patriarchy/matriarchy

government ruled by men/ government ruled by women

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schism

philosophical or religious split or division between sects or parties

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syncretism

cultural blending

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orthodox

traditionally accepted belief system

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monastic

relating to monks, nuns, or the buildings in which they live

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tremulous

shaking or quivering slightly

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paleolithic/Neolithic

"old" (foraging) or "new" (agrarian) stone age

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Pastoralist

sheep or cattle herder

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Condescending

snobby; showing a patronizing superiority

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Anthropocene

current historical period dominated by human activity

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Decorous

polite and in keeping with good taste

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Agrarian

relating to the cultivation of land (farming)

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Furtive

secretive; attempting to avoid notice or attention

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Diffusion

the spreading of something more widely

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Ebullience

the quality of being cheerful and full of energy; exuberance

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Indigenous

originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native

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Inscrutable

impossible to understand or interpret

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Domestication

the process of adapting wild plants and animals for human use

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Patrilineal/ Matrilineal

tracing family trees through the father/mother's line

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Malevolent

having or showing a wish to do evil to others; malicious

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Stela(e)

upright, inscribed, stone slab or column

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Effigy

sculpture or model of a person

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Talisman

an object thought to have magic powers bringing good luck

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Monotheism/ Polytheism

belief on one god/ belief in many gods

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Animism

belief that spirits indwell inanimate objects (plants, mountains, springs)

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Tremulous

shaking or quivering slightly

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monastic

relating to monks, nuns, and the buildings in which they live

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proselytize

to attempt to convert someone from one religion to another

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heresy

belief that is contrary to orthodox doctrine

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iconoclasm

the rejection and destruction of religious beliefs or images as heretical

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maritime

nautical; relating to the sea

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cartography

mapmaking

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exploitation

gaining unfair advantage over someone to benefit from their labor

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monetization

the conversion of an asset or an entire economy into cash

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