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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
melodyn: a succession of musical tones forming part of a larger piece of music
monkn: a member of a religious community of men living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
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
massn: a large amount of a substance with no definite shape or form; a large number of people or things grouped or crowded together
ritualn: any customary observance or practice; any prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies
enactmentn: the act of giving legal effect to a piece of legislation by passing it into law
Christn: the man that Christians believe is the prophet and the son of God, and whose life and sermons form the basis for Christianity
intentionn: something you want to do and are going to do
spiritualadj: relating to or affecting the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things
dividev: to separate or cause to separate into parts or groups
ordinaryadj: not different, exceptional, or unexpected in any way, especially in quality, ability, size, or degree
consistv: to be composed or made up of
prayv: to make a request or petition to a higher power, especially in the form of a respectful or humble request
credon: a statement of the beliefs or principles of a person or group
gradualadj: happening slowly over a long period of time or distance; not steep or abrupt
communionn: the act or condition of exchanging or sharing thoughts and feelings; (Christianity) the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist
varyv: to become different in terms of size, shape, etc.
liturgyn: a form of public worship or religious service, especially in the Christian Church
traditionn: a belief, custom, or way of doing something that has been passed down from generation to generation within a group or society
combinev: to join or merge to form a single thing or group
melodicadj: having a pleasant or harmonious sound, especially in relation to music
formulan: a group of symbols, letters, or numbers that represent a rule, law, or mathematical statement
monophonicadj: having or relating to a single line of melody with no accompanying harmony
polyphonyn: music consisting of two or more independent melodies or voices sounding together
paralleladj: being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations
cathedraln: the main Christian church of a bishop’s diocese, which is often the largest and most important church in the area
composev: to write music, poetry, or formal writing; to constitute or make up a whole, or a specified part of it
organn: a part of the body of an animal or plant that has a particular purpose and performs a specific job
independencen: freedom from another’s or others’ control or influence
motetn: a type of choral music that originated in the Middle Ages and is characterized by the use of complex polyphonic texture and elaborate rhythms
emergev: to move out of or away from something and become visible
cantn: statements, especially about moral, religious, or political nature that are not sincerely believed by the person making them
complementaryadj: serving to complete or enhance something in a way that is suitable or pleasing
aristocraticadj: relating to or characteristic of the aristocracy (= the most powerful class of society); noble or aristocratic in manner or appearance
poetn: a person who writes poetry
troubadourn: a poet and musician in the courts of Southern France in the Middle Ages, known for writing and performing love songs
secularadj: not connected with religious or spiritual matters; worldly
wanderv: to walk around slowly or to a place, often without any clear purpose or direction
jongleurn: a medieval traveling entertainer who performed acrobatics, juggling, and other feats
royaladj: relating to or belonging to the king or queen or a member of their family
silon: a tall, cylindrical structure, usually made of concrete or steel, that is used for storing grain, feed, or other dry materials; a system or structure that is isolated or separate from others
releasev: to set free or allow to escape from confinement
chantn: a simple melody or tune, typically one that is repeated or sung in a monotonous way; (verb) recite with musical intonation
plainchantn: a form of monophonic liturgical music that was used in the Christian Church from the earliest times and is characterized by the use of a single melodic line
abbessn: a woman who is the head of a convent or monastery
mysticadj: having spiritual powers or qualities that are beyond ordinary understanding; (noun) someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension
canonn: a set of rules, principles, or standards by which something is judged or measured

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