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The building where a Jewish assembly or congregation meets for religious worship and instruction.
Synaogue
The ancient Jewish tradition of mystical interpretation of the Bible.
Cabbala
Discrimination against Jews as a religious group.
Anti-Semitic
Apart of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority or group
Ghetto
A strong feeling that something is about to happen, especially something unpleasant.
Premonition
The action of deporting a foreigner from a country.
Deportation
Restrict or burden in such a way that free action or movement in difficult.
Encumber
Dull, tedious, and repetitious; lacking in a variety and interest.
Monotonous
A strong and very unpleasant smell
Stench
Causing moral revulsion
Abominable
A fatal epidemic disease, especially bubonic plague.
Pestilence
So as to be airtight
Hermetically
Expressed clearly; easy to understand
Lucid
Famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed.
Notorious
Never relaxing or slacking; incessant.
Unremitting
A short, thick stick carried as a weapon by a police officer.
Truncheon
An ancient Jewish prayer sequence regularly recited in the synagogue service, including thanksgiving and praise and concluding with a prayer for universal peace.
Kaddish
A companion who shares one's activities or is a fellow member of an organization
Comrades
Solidify or coagulate, especially by cooling
Congeal
A flattering or pleasing statement or action used to persuade someone to do something.
Blandishment
The state or quality of being holy, sacred, or saintly.
Sanctity
Cancel or postpone the punishment of someone, especially someone condemned to death.
Reprieve
Impossible to percieve
Imperceptible
A large metal pot with a lid and handle, used for cooking over an open fire.
Cauldron
A structure, typically of two uprights and a crosspiece, for the hanging of criminals.
Gallows
An attractive male child who receives special favor or privileges.
Pipel
The Jewish New Year festival, held on the first day of Tishri (in September)
Rosh Hashanah
Used to express strong dislike of or anger toward someone or something
Accursed
Seriously affected by an undesirable condition or unpleasant feeling.
Stricken
The utterance or bestowing of a blessing, especially at the end of a religious service.
Bendiction
A violent windy storm
Tempest
The most solemn religious fast of the Jewish yea, the last of the ten days of penitence that begin with Rosh Hashanah (The Jewish Year)
Yom Kippur
A thing that is inherited
Inheritance
Endless
Interminable
Cancel or postpone the punishment of (someone especially someone condemned to death)
Reprieve
The passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping
Lamentation
Beg someone earnestly or desperately to do something.
Implore
Reparation for a wrong or injury
Atonement
Make someone unable to breathe properly; (suffocate)
Stifle
A moving mechanical device made in imitation of a human being.
Automaton
A thing with distinct and independent existence
Entity
The outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.
Semblance
Extremely hungry
Famished
lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern.
Apathy
A rope or chain with which an animal is tied to restrict its movement.
Tether
Lack of interest, concern, or sympathy.
Indifference
The remnants of a liquid left in a container, together with any sediment or grounds
Dregs
An ugly, twisted expression on a person's face, typically expressing disgust, pain, or worry.
Grimace
Wind up the affairs of (company or firm) by ascertaining liabilities and apportioning assets.
Liquidate
A violet or sudden change or description to something
Upheaval
A person who has been or is being expelled from a country.
Deportees
a small hill or mound
Hilock
infection of the intestines resulting in a severe diarrhea with the presence of blood and mucus in the feces.
Dysentery
A person made weak or disabled by illness or injury.
Invaild
Pertaining to or of the nature of a spasm; characterized by spasms.
Spasmodically
Sounding sad and mournful
Plaintive
ask (someone) urgently and fervently to do something; implore; entreat.
Beseeching
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