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Anthropologist

An expert in the study of the races, beliefs, customs, etc. of mankind

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Artifact

An object made by hand, rather than a thing as it occurs in nature

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Bizarre

Odd, peculiar, strange, weird

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Fetish

an object that is thought to have magic powers

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Inanimate

Lifeless

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Imperative

Urgent, necessary, compulsory

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Imprudent

Unwise, not careful

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Prohibition

The act of forbidding a certain behavior

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Taboo

Forbidden custom or religious practice

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Taint

Contamination, undesirable substance that spoils something

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Abhor

To detest, to despise

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Absurd

Ridiculous

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Bigot

A person who is intolerant of other people or ideas

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Contemptuous

Expressing a feeling that something is worthless

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Universal

Present everywhere

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Vulnerable

Capable of being injured

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Entreaty

Appeal, plea

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Tradition

Custom that has been handed down

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Originate

Begin, arise

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Inviolable

Safe from destruction