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to be annoyed or vexed
Someone who studies data
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory
A small molded or sculpted figure.
Strongly motivated to succeed
describing an activist government and/or state that is involved in a wide range of political, economic, and social arenas
A cohesive and unique society, most prevalent in India, that integrates spiritual beliefs with daily practices and official institutions such as the caste system.
A religion and philosophy developed in ancient India, characterized by a belief in reincarnation and a supreme being who takes many forms
"The Enlightened One" founder of Buddhism
seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons
A river of South Asia that flows southeast from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal.
Highest mountain range
A large ancient city of the Indus civilization, created in present-day Pakistan
A group of people who traveled through central Asia and entered northern India through the Khyber Pass
Most important language of ancient India
Rulers or warriors
Farmers, craftspeople and traders
Laborers and workers
Divided Indian society into groups based on a person's birthday wealth and occupation
Religion based of the caste system
The focusing of the mind on spiritual ideas
State of perfect peace
longest passages about Hindu beliefs
The largest empire in India between 320 BC and 185 BC Asoka was the strongest leader and expanded the empire
Took over the mauryan empire
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