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Innate

Existing from the time a person is born; instinct

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Antagonistic

Showing dislike or opposition

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Theocracy

Form of government in which country is ruled by religious leaders

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Land-lust

Desire to own land to show your status

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Abominations

Something that causes hatred or disgust

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Vindictive

Desire to hurt someone who has hurt you; revenge

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Calumny

Untrue statement that is made to damage someone's reputation

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Diametrically

Completely opposed

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Parishioners

Person who goes to a particular local church

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Defiled

To have made unclean or impure

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Differentiation

The act of making someone or something a different way

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Manifestation

Sign that shows something very clear

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Dissembling

Hiding your true feelings or opinions

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Deference

Way of behaving that shows respect for someone

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Contention

Something that is argued or stated

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Covenated

To have promised or pledged

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Contiguous

Used to describe things that touch each other or are immediately next to each other

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Inculcation

To teach or impress by frequent repetitions (brainwash)

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Heathen

Individual who des not acknowledge the god

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Ingratiating

Intended to gain a persons approval

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Junta

Military group controlling a government after taking control of it by force

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Repression

Act of using force to control someone

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Conjured

To have made something appear using magic

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Providence

Devine guidance or care

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Trepidation

Feeling fear that causes you hesitate bc you think something bad will happen