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Flashcards in TR Sections 1-5 Vocab Deck (30):
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Glaucoma

disease of the eye making it difficult to see

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Pilgrims

A person who journeys a long distance to a sacred place

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Translucent

Permitting light to pass through

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Alabaster

Often white or translucent

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Enshroud

To cover

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Temporal

Of or relating to time as opposed to eternity

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Chronicle

A record of events in history

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Matrix

Gives origin or form to something enclosed within it

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Peril

Something that causes or may cause injury, loss, or destruction

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Frescoes

The art of painting on a moist plaster surface

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Effigies

A representation or image sculpted on a monument

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Sectarian

Narrowly devoted or confined to a specific sect

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Deranged

Disordered

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Basalt

A common extrusive volcanic rock

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Gorge

A deep narrow passage with steep rocky sides; a ravine

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Bluff

Having a broad flattened front; rising steeply with a broad flat or rounded front

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Piedmont

A gentle slope leading from the base of mountains to a region of flat land

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Madacam

Broken stone, bound with tar or bitumen, used for surfacing roads

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Mastic

To grind or crush

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Shrouded

Cover or envelop so as to conceal from view

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Incandescence

The phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised

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Cannonading

An extended, usually heavy discharge of artillery

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Skeins

(Clothing, personal arts and crafts/knitting and sewing) a length of yarn, etc., wound in a long coil; something resembling this, such as a lock of hair

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Meconium

A dark green fecal material that accumulates in the fetal intestines and is discharged at or near the time of birth

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Obsidian

A usually black or banded, hard volcanic class that displays shiny, curved surfaces when fractured and is formed by rapid cooling of lava

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Penitent

A person performing penance under the direction of a confessor

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Coagulate

To cause transformation of (a liquid or solid, for example) into or as if into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass

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Cheroot

A cigar with square-cut ends

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Provenance

Place of origin; derivation.

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Autistic

A development disorder that causes impairment