FOUFF vocab

  1. Dubious
  2. Lionize
    give a lot of attention too
  3. sect
    group of people with different beliefs than larger group to which they belong
  4. Atheistic
    belief that God does not exist
  5. Rationalists
    opinions and actions should be based on reason and knowledge
  6. Advocated
    a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy
  7. Chaos
    complete disorder
  8. Pietistic
    devoutly religious
  9. Socialism
    a political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole
  10. Jeopardy
    danger of loss
  11. Curricula
    subjects comprising course of study in school
  12. Embroiled
    involve (someone) deeply in an argument, conflict, or difficult situation
  13. Disintegration
    coming to pieces
  14. Barons
    lowest order of British nobility
  15. threshing
    separate grain from a plant
  16. Veto 
    a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body
  17. Explicit
    stated clearly and in detail 
  18. Innate
    inborn and natural
  19. Penal 
    of, relating to, or prescribing the punishment of offenders under the legal system
  20. Blasphemy
    the act or offense of speaking sacrilegiously about God or sacred things
  21. Covenant
    an agreement
  22. Analysis
    detailed examination
  23. Indispensable
    absolutely necessary
  24. Deteriorated
    Become progressively worse
  25. Fallacies
    a mistaken belief
  26. Oratory 
    small chapel for private worship
  27. Maxim
    short, pithy statement expressing a general truth or rule of conduct
  28. Nonsectarian 
    not involving a specific sect or political group
  29. Theists
    belief in the the existence of a God
  30. Negated
    nullify and make ineffective
  31. Anarchy
    no government
  32. Schism
    a split or division between strongly opposed sections or parties, caused by differences in opinion or belief
  33. Universalists
    someone who believes that all mankind will be saved
  34. Approbation
    approval or praise
  35. Consensus
    general agreement
  36. Alliances 
    union formed for mutual benefit
  37. Jurisdictional 
    official power to make legal decisions and judgments
  38. Unanimously 
    fully in agreement
  39. facilitated
    make an action easier
  40. delegates
    a person sent or authorized to represent others, in particular an elected representative sent to a conference
  41. Pluralistic
    condition or system in which two or more states, groups, principles, sources of authority, etc., coexist.
  42. Tyrants
    cruel or oppressive ruler
  43. Premise
    a previous statement or proposition from which another is inferred or follows as a conclusion
  44. Unalienable
    unable to take away from
  45. Mandate
    official order to do something
  46. Hypocrisy
    the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one's own behavior does not conform
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