7/18/14 Flashcards Preview

Definitions- :Daniel \(^.^)/ > 7/18/14 > Flashcards

Flashcards in 7/18/14 Deck (19):
1

legate

an envoy or emissary

2

flout

to treat with scorn

3

laity

a body of religious believers

4

requiem

A mass celebrated at a death

5

oriole

Yellow bird

6

orient

Of or pertaining to the Asian culture

7

zodiac

Series of 12 constellations

8

servitude

the act of being in service to someone

9

conjugal

pertaining to or characteristic of marriage

10

homily

a sermon

11

perjury

lying under oath-a crime

12

affluent

having an abundance of wealth

13

barrister

lawyer

14

carrion

dead creatures that are food for birds

15

baluster

any of a number of closely spaced supports for a railing.

16

emigrate

to leave a country to live in another

17

elegy

a mournful poem

18

heraldry

a family coat of arms, insignia

19

heretic

a professed believer who maintains religious opinions contrary to those accepted by his or her church or rejects doctrines prescribed by that church.