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Midterm: Gartshore 10H Vocab Test

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accredit
to authorize, certify, believe
credence
belief, acceptance as true
creditable
deserving praise
credulous
believing too easily, gullible
creed
a statement of belief or principle
deify
to make a god of
deity
a god or goddess
divine
to foretell by supernatural means
divinity
a god or goddess, a divine being
apotheosis
making a god of somehtiong, deification
theocracy
government by divine power orn priests
theology
the study of religion
atheist
a person who believes there is no god
pantheism
identifying god with nature, belief in all gods
pantheon
all the gods of a people or religon
consecrate
to make or declare something sacred; to dedicate something to a goal
execrate
to denounce as vile or evil; to curse; to detest
sacrilege
disrespect to something regarded as sacred
sacrament
something considered to have sacred significance
sacrosanct
sacred (often used ironically)
sanctimonious
pretending to be righteous
sanction
approval; support; permission; (usually plural) a penalty for breaking a law or custom; to approve or encourage
sanctity
godliness; holiness
sanctuary
a sacred place; any place of refuge
hierarchy
a group organized by rank
hieroglyphic
written pictures to represent sounds or meanings of words; hard to read
expiate
to make amends for; to atone for
piety
religious devotion; great respect toward something, especially parents
impious
sacrilegious; profane; lacking appropriate reverence or respect
pittance
a meager portion of anything, especially an allowance or salary