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medievaladj: relating to or belonging to the Middle Age that is for the period of A.D.600 to A.D. 1450
philosophyn: the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about existence, reason, knowledge, values, mind
definev: to state or explain precisely the nature, scope, or meaning of something
antiquityn: the ancient past, especially the period of classical civilization
roughlyadv: approximately but not precisely; with a violent manner
contrastv: to put in opposition to show or emphasize differences
bleakadj: unlikely to be favorable; unpleasantly cold and damp; offering little or no hope
disciplinen: the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior, using and punishments if these are broken; a region of activity, knowledge, or influence
encompassv: to surround or cover something completely; to include a large number of or different types of things entirely
outstandingadj: superior to others in excellence; not yet paid, completed, etc.
saintn: a person who is recognized as having an exceptional degree of holiness, virtue, or devotion
attemptn: an act or effort of trying to do something, especially something difficult
synthesizev: to combine a substance to make a more complex product or compound
platonicadj: (of relationship or emotion) friendly or affectionate but not sexual
influencen: the ability to affect someone’s or something’s character, growth, or behavior, or the effect itself
consolationn: the comfort received by a person after misfortune or disappointment
contributionn: the act of giving something, especially money, to a particular cause or organization; a voluntary gift as of money or service or ideas made to some worthwhile cause
translatev: to convert or change words into another language
disappearv: to cease to exist or be visible
peterv: to fail or lose power, efficiency, or value gradually before coming to an end
analyticaladj: relating to or using analysis (= the process of breaking down a complex system or concept into smaller, simpler parts to understand it better), or able to analyze
ontologyn: a branch of metaphysics concerned with the nature of being and the existence
argumentn: a set of statements or reasons used to support or refute a proposition or theory; a verbal or physical fight or dispute
additionn: the act or process of adding something to something else; the process of adding numbers
logicn: a way of thinking or reasoning conducted or evaluated by strict validity principles; the study of correct reasoning or good arguments
semanticsn: the branch of linguistics and logic concerned with meaning
correspondencen: the letters, emails, etc., especially official or business ones; the quality or state of being the same in amount, number, status
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
ancientadj: relating to the long ago, particularly the historical period preceding the fall of the Western Roman Empire; very old
influentialadj: having significant impact or power on someone or something
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
Christn: the man that Christians believe is the prophet and the son of God, and whose life and sermons form the basis for Christianity
theologyn: the study of the nature of God and religious belief
grandadj: important and large in size, scope, or extent
theologicaladj: relating to the study of religion or religious belief; relating to the nature of God or divinity
decisiveadj: making a clear and definite decision or choice; settling an issue
Catholicadj: universal and including many different types of things; related to or associated with the part of the Christian Church that has the Pope as its leader
niecen: a daughter of one’s sibling, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law
affairn: event, situation, or subject that is significant from a political or public perspective; a secretive or illicit sexual relationship
castv: to cause light or shadow to appear on a surface; to assing or choose someone such as an actor or representative, especially by selection process
religionn: a deep conviction in a supernatural power that controls human destiny
romanticadj: of or relating to love or a sexual relationship
principlen: a fundamental law or truth that explains or controls how something happens or works
razorn: a sharp blade used for shaving or cutting hair
preferv: to like, choose, or want one thing or person better than another

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