Vocabulary Word Flash Cards
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Caring more about things than people. Especially concerned with material possessions.
A small extra floor between two main floors. An intermediate floor with a balcony.
Another name for the pope. The leader of the Roman Catholic Church
Apparent. Appearing to be true but not necessarily so.
Begin a system or policy or period. Introduce someone into an official position with a ceremony
Imprison; send to jail
Able to express one's ideas or feelings easily
Make alive. Bring to life.
A semi public organisation paid by the government to consider a subject.
Very stormy and emotional
Express sharp disapproval or criticism. To speak angrily to someone.
Relating to tailored clothes or style of dress
Persuade by force or threats
Underside of the overhanging part of the roof
Having the same degree of seriousness; virtually the same severity
Allowing excessive freedom of behaviour that other people might disapprove of
Displaying a passionate intensity
According to the teaching of the gospel or the Christian religion.