20 terms

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Samaritan
n. native or inhabitant of Samaria
a "good _____" generous in helping fellow beings in distress
Bigamy
n. Criminal offense of marrying one person while staying legally married to another
Chaste
adj. Morally pure in thought or conduct, decent and modest
-not having experienced sexual intercourse; Virginal
-Pure and simple in style or design, austere
Indulgance
n. act of indulgence, gratification
-something indulged in
-tolerance
-something granted as a favor or privilege
-The remission of a temporal punishment still due for a sin that has been sacramentally resolved
Taint
n. a moral defect consisted as a stain or spot
an infected touch influence, or tinge
Sundry
adj. various, miscellaneous
Propagation
n. multiplication or increase, as by natural reproduction
The process of spreading to a larger area or greater number, dissemination
Tribulation
n. Great affliction, trial, or distress, suffering
An experience that test's one's endurance, patience, or faith
Perjure
v. to render (oneself) guilty of perjury by deliberately testifying falsely under oath
Curmudgeon
n. An ill-tempered person full of resentment and stubborn notions
Sobriety
n. Gravity in bearing, manner, or treatment .
Moderation in or abstinence from consumption of alcoholic liquor or use of other drugs
Rubric
n. Class or category
A part of a manuscript or book, such as a title, a heading, or an initial letter that appears in decorative or is otherwise distinguished from the rest of the text.
A title or heading of a statute or chapter in a code of law.
Ecclesiastical. A direction of a missal, hymnal, or liturgical book.
An authoritative rule or direction.
Scrupulous
adj. Conspicuous and exact: painstaking.
Having scruples, principled.
Churl
n. a rude, boorish person
a miserly person
A ceorl, a medieval english peasant
Purgatory
n. Roman catholic church-a state in which the souls of those who have died in grace must expiate their sins.
A place or condition of suffering, expation, or remorse
Cajole
v. to urge with gentle and repeated appeals, teasing or flattery; wheedle
Secular
adj. worldly rather than spiritual
Not specifically relating to religion or religious body
Not bound by a religious order, used of the clergy
Bequeth
v. law to leave or give property by will
to pass on to another one or hand something down
Prowess
n. superior skill or ability
superior strength, courage, or daring, esp. in battle
Reprove
v. to voice or convey disapproval of; rebuke
To find fault with