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|ancient||adj: relating to the long ago, particularly the historical period preceding the fall of the Western Roman Empire; very old|
|conquer||v: to bring under control by force or authority|
|rival||n: a person, company, or thing competing with others for the same thing or in the same area|
|reign||n: the period of time during which a monarch or government holds power; (verb) to be the king or queen|
|lawbreaker||n: a person who breaks the law, especially habitually or deliberately|
|concept||n: an idea or principle associated with something abstract|
|unheard-of||adj: extraordinary or unprecedented, and therefore surprising or shocking|
|novelty||n: the quality of being new, attractive, and unusual|
|govern||v: to legally control and direct a country, city, group of people, etc. and be responsible for introducing new laws, organizing and maintaining public services|
|whim||n: a sudden idea or desire, especially one that cannot be reasonably explained|
|despot||n: a ruler with absolute power, especially one who abuses that power.|
|cruel||adj: feeling or showing pleasure in causing pain or suffering to others|
|prescribe||v: (of a doctor) to advise and order the use of particular medicine or treatment for someone, especially in writing; to issue commands or orders for something|
|penalty||n: a punishment for violating a law, rule, or contract|
|infraction||n: a violation of a law or rule, especially a minor one|
|tavern||n: a public place where alcoholic drinks are served|
|harbor||n: an area of water next to the coast where ships and boats are protected from rough water by piers, jetties, and other artificial structures; (verb) keep in one’s possession|
|slave||n: a person who is, either legally or illegally, owned by someone; a person entirely dominated by some influence or a person|
|crude||adj: being in an unrefined or natural state; (noun) the unprocessed form of oil|
|superstition||n: a belief or practice that is not based on science or reason and that is often connected with a religion|
|dispute||n: a disagreement, argument, or controversy between two people, groups, or countries, especially a formal one|
|accuse||v: to charge or criticize someone with a crime or wrongdoing|
|guilty||adj: feeling responsible for or having done something wrong or criminal|
|drown||v: to die or cause to die by being unable to breathe underwater|
|innocent||adj: not guilty of a crime, offense, etc.; not having an evil mind or knowledge|
|unhurt||adj: not injured or harmed|
|scribe||n: a person who writes out copies of documents or manuscripts, especially in ancient times|
|inscription||n: a message or design that is written or engraved on a surface of something, such as stone or metal|
|alter||v: to cause to change or make different|
|uphold||v: to support or defend something, such as a law, idea, decision, etc.|
|impulse||n: a sudden strong and unreflective wish or need to do something; the electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber|
|arbitrary||adj: based on chance, or individual whim rather than any reason|
|revolutionary||adj: relating to or characterized by a complete or dramatic change|
|fundamental||adj: forming an essential base or core from which everything else develops or is affected|
|hallmark||n: a distinctive characteristic or attribute of a person or thing|
|addition||n: the act or process of adding something to something else; the process of adding numbers|
|unearth||v: to discover or bring to light something that is in the ground or was previously hidden or unknown|
|archaeology||n: the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures|
|inscribe||v: to write or carve something on a surface, especially as a formal or permanent record|
|cuneiform||adj: of or relating to a form of writing consisting of pressing a reed stylus into clay to create wedge-shaped marks used in ancient Mesopotamia|
|scholar||n: professor; a person who studies a topic in considerable depth, particularly in a university|
|decode||v: to convert something, such as a message or piece of information, from a specific form into one that you can understand|