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  • 1 Piety — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Piety >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 piety piety religion theism faith Sgm: N 1 religiousness religiousness holiness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 saintship saintship Sgm: N 1 religionism …

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  • 2 hypocrisy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. deceit, dissembling, pretense, falsity, insincerity; sanctimony, cant, Phariseeism. See falsehood, impiety. Ant., honesty, sincerity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. quackery, casuistry, pharisaism,… …

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  • 3 impiety — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of piety Nouns 1. impiety, impiousness; irreverence; profaneness, profanity, profanation; blasphemy, desecration, sacrilege; apostasy, iconoclasm; scoffing; hardening, fall from grace; backsliding,… …

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  • 4 pharisaism — n. Hypocrisy, formalism, sanctimoniousness, cant, pietism, phariseeism, assumed piety, false piety …

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  • 5 Impiety — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Impiety >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 impiety impiety Sgm: N 1 sin sin &c. 945 Sgm: N 1 irreverence irreverence Sgm: N 1 profaneness profaneness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 profanity profanity …

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  • 6 hypocrisy — n. 1. Pharisaism, formalism, sanctimoniousness, cant, pietism, assumed piety. 2. Dissimulation, deceit, deception, imposture, pretence, false profession …

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  • 7 sanctimoniousness — n. Pharisaism, hypocrisy, cant, formalism, pietism, sanctimony, assumed piety …

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  • 8 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 9 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 10 Roman Catholicism — the faith, practice, and system of government of the Roman Catholic Church. [1815 25] * * * Largest single Christian denomination in the world, with some one billion members, or about 18% of the world s population. The Roman Catholic church has… …

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  • 11 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 12 Islāmic world — Introduction  prehistory and history of the Islamic community.       Adherence to Islām is a global phenomenon: Muslims predominate in some 30 to 40 countries, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and along a belt that stretches across northern… …

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  • 13 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 14 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 15 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 16 ancient Rome — ▪ ancient state, Europe, Africa, and Asia Introduction       the state centred on the city of Rome. This article discusses the period from the founding of the city and the regal period, which began in 753 BC, through the events leading to the… …

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  • 17 Socrates — /sok reuh teez /, n. 469? 399 B.C., Athenian philosopher. * * * born с 470, Athens died 399 BC, Athens Greek philosopher whose way of life, character, and thought exerted a profound influence on ancient and modern philosophy. Because he wrote… …

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  • 18 LITERATURE, JEWISH — Literature on Jewish themes and in languages regarded as Jewish has been written continuously for the past 3,000 years. What the term Jewish literature encompasses, however, demands definition, since Jews have lived in so many countries and have… …

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  • 19 WOMAN — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the historical perspective biblical period marriage and children women in household life economic roles educational and managerial roles religious roles women outside the household… …

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  • 20 Mariology of the popes — This article is about the views, directives and impacts of popes on Roman Catholic Mariology. For Anglican views, please see Anglican Marian theology. For a list of relevant Vatican documents, please see Marian papal encyclicals and Apostolic… …

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