15 terms

Bless Me, Ultima Vocabulary #2 - Grade 10


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partition (verb)
to divide into parts or portions
exorcise (verb)
to free (a person, place, etc.) of evil spirits or harmful influences
blasphemy (noun)
impious utterance or action concerning God or sacred things
Limbo (noun)
a region in between hell and heaven, serving as the abode after death of unbaptized infants
subside (verb)
to become quiet, less active, or less violent
consolation (noun)
the act of comforting
tinge (noun)
a trace
commotion (noun)
noisy disturbance
contrition (noun)
sorrow for and detestation of sin with a true purpose of amendment
catechism (noun)
An elementary book containing a summary of the principles of the Christian religion, maintained by a church, in the form of questions and answers
communion (noun)
the act of receiving the Eucharistic elements
resolution (noun)
firmness of purpose; the mental state or quality of being resolved or resolute
cursory (adjective)
going rapidly over something, without noticing details; hasty
intone (verb)
to utter with a particular tone or voice modulation
plaintive (adjective)
expressing sorrow or melancholy; mournful