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Baha'i Vocabulary

Basic Baha'i Vocabulary
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mendicity
the state of being a beggar
corollary
a natural consequence or effect
profligate
unrestrained by morality
deride
to ridicule, laugh at with contempt
perdition
final and irrevocable spiritual ruin
infidel
unbeliever
sundry
miscellaneous unspecified objects
sepulcher
a chamber that is used as a grave
sordid
dirty, foul, or squalid
machination
a crafty and involved plot
billow
rise and move, as in waves
quintessence
the purest and most concentrated essence
froward
stubbornly contrary; obstinately disobedient
lucid
easily understood; intelligible
asunder
in separate parts
abject
of the most contemptible kind
promulgate
to make known far and wide
reprobate
a person without moral scruples
mote
a tiny piece of dust
languish
to exist in a miserable condition