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Zarathustra
ancient Iranian-speaking prophet
Norouz
Iranian new year holiday
Che Guevara
Argentine Marxist revolutionary
Trotsky
Soviet politician
Putsch
a violent attempt to overthrow a government
secular
Denoting attitudes, activities activities, or other things that have no religious or spiritual basis
materialism
to find material things more important than spiritual values
liberated
(of a person) showing freedom from social conventions or traditional ideas, especially with regard gender roles
Rheumatism
any disease marked by inflammation and pain in the joints, muscles, or fibrous tissue, especially rheumatoid arthritis.
subversive
seeking or intended to subvert (overthrow) an established system or institution.
fundamentalist
a person who believes in the strict, literal interpretation of scripture in a religion.
cadaver
a corpse
revolution
a forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor of a new system.
sachertorte
a chocolate gateau with apricot jam filling and chocolate icing.
Mason
a builder and worker in stone
Marx
Karl _____ was a Prussian-born philosopher, economist, political theorist, sociologist
espadrilles
_________ or espardenyes are casual, flat, but sometimes high-heeled shoes. They usually have a canvas
imperialism
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.
dialect
a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group
jackles
are medium-sized omnivorous mammals of the genus Canis, which also includes wolves and the domestic dog.