Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots — Level VIII, Unit 4

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sanctum
a private place; a retreat
sanctify
to make holy
sanctions
something that forces obedience with a law or rule
sanctuary
a place of protection
deity
a god; a divine being
deify
to make into a god; to treat like a god
pantheon
a group of gods; a group of people so accomplished in the skill or field that they seem like gods
polytheistic
having several gods or deities
monotheism
the worship or belief in only one god
castigate
to criticize; to condemn
chastened
made less proud; humbled
chastise
to punish verbally; to scold