Vocabulary Word Flash Cards
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Praised, especially in an excessive way
Rank in an organisation
1. Representing a number of different Christian churches 2. Promoting unity among the worlds' Christian churches
To bend one or both knees (typically in worship or sign of respect)
All the people who are involved in a church but not the clergy
1. Emblem or symbol 2. Religious image 3. An object of uncritical
of or from the sky or outside this world
Part of a monk's head left bare on the top by shaving off the hair
A group of people who have been sent somewhere to have talks
Roman catholic Church officially declaring a dead person to be a saint
1. Having a lot of trouble with something 2. Be covered or studded with something
Say, pronounce or express clearly
Careful and thoughtful for the future
1. Of a young woman - cheeky 2. Attractively small and well shaped
Intended as punishment
1. Make something physically stronger or more solid. 2. Combine a number of things into a single, more effective unit
To weaken: lacking in energy or vitality