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10 terms

Chapter 16

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adorn
v.to decorate; to beautify
cupola
n. a dome or domelike structure
endow
v. 1. to furnish; to equip 2. to give money as a donation
facade
n.1. exterior of a building, especially the front, and usually impressive. 2. a false appearance
fertile
adj.1. very productive 2. capable of having children
foresight
n.1. concern for the future; carefulness 2. knowledge of the future.
fresco
n. painting done on moist plaster
humanism
n. 1. philosophy emphasizing the importance of humam interests and values, dating from the time of the renaissance. 2. study of the humanities (literature, languages, philosophy, art)
intermittent
adj. stopping and beginning again; periodic; irregular
Renaissance
n. 1. a period of European history form the fourteenth to the seventeenth centuries in which there was renewed interest in learning and discovery. 2. (small r) a rebirth; a revival