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prophetn: a person believed to have an extraordinary power that can understand God’s will.
peninsulan: a long piece of land that is almost surrounded by water but is linked to a larger part of the land
nomadicadj: moving from one location to another rather than staying in one place all of the time
triben: a social group made up of members who live together, sharing the same language, culture, religion, etc., especially those who do not live in towns or cities
inhabitantn: a person or an animal that lives in a particular place
oasisn: a fertile land in a desert or semi-desert environment where there is water and therefore plants and trees and sometimes a village or town
meccan: a city and administrative center of the Mecca Province of Saudi Arabia and the holiest city in Islam
empiren: a group of countries ruled by one leader or government
alliancen: a partnership or association formed for mutual benefit, particularly between nations or organizations.
reckonv: to think or believe something
deliberateadj: done with full consciousness of nature and effects rather than by accident
contentiousadj: likely to cause people to disagree and argue; liking to argue
emergev: to move out of or away from something and become visible
victoriousadj: being the winner in a game, competition, election, war, etc.
caliphaten: an Islamic state under the leadership of an Islamic steward with the title of caliph
conquerv: to bring under control by force or authority
vastadj: enormous in size, number, amount, or quantity
mightyadj: very large, powerful, or strong
expandv: to increase or to make something greater in size, number, or importance
dissentn: possessing or expressing views that differ from those that are officially accepted
eruptv: (of a volcano) to become active and eject rocks, smoke, etc.; to start abruptly and violently
assassinn: a person who murders a prominent or well-known person for political reasons or in exchange for money
Dynastyn: a sequence of influential leaders who are all from the same family or a period when they rule a country
rivaln: a person, company, or thing competing with others for the same thing or in the same area
clann: a group of families united by actual or perceived kinship and descent, especially in Scotland
extendedadj: longer than usual or anticipated
conflictn: a strong disagreement, argument, or a violent clash between two opposing groups or individuals
fracturen: the breaking or cracking of a rigid material or object such as bone
stabilizev: to become or cause to become steady or unlikely to give way
replacev: to take the place of something
eliteadj: belonging to the wealthiest, most potent, best-educated, or best-trained group in a society
territoryn: an area under the control of a ruler or state
largelyadv: virtually entirely; to a large degree
preferencen: a stronger liking or interest for something or someone than another thing or person
administerv: to oversee and control the operation or arrangement of something
unifyv: to bring or join something together so that they form a single unit
affairn: event, situation, or subject that is significant from a political or public perspective; a secretive or illicit sexual relationship
dissatisfyv: to fail to satisfy someone
dynastyn: a sequence of influential leaders who are all from the same family or a period when they rule a country
legitimacyn: the state or quality of being allowed and acceptable under the law; the state or quality of being founded on a reasonable or acceptable reason
capitalizev: to write a whole letter or the first letter of the alphabet as a capital; to provide a company, etc. with the money; to take the chance to gain advantage from something
sentimentaladj: connected with or resulting from someone’s emotions, rather than reason or realism
promotev: to encourage or persuade people to like, buy, use, do, or support something; to raise someone to a higher position or rank
descendantn: children or offspring of a specific person, plant, or animal
relationn: the way two persons or groups of people feel and act toward one another
tenuousadj: very weak or slight that it hardly exists
overthrowv: to defeat or remove a leader or a government from a position of power by force
relocatev: to move or move something or someone to a new place and build a house or a business there
luxuryn: a state of great comfort or sophistication, mainly provided by expensive and beautiful things
extensiveadj: covering a large area; having a wide range
interminglev: to mix something such as people, ideas, colors, etc.; to become mixed
artisticadj: of or relating to art or artist; satisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilities
advancementn: the development, improvement, or progress of something
wealthn: a large amount of money, property, or other things that someone or an organization owns
imaginaryadj: existing only in someone’s mind
dictatev: to state or give order with total authority; to say or read aloud for somebody else to write down or to be recorded
relativeadj: considered and evaluated through comparison with something else
eligibleadj: having the required qualities or satisfying the necessary criteria
nephewn: a son of your brother or sister
concubinen: a woman who, in some societies, lives and has a sexual relationship with a man but cannot officially be his wife
treasuryn: the government department in charge of managing public funds; the funds of a government or institution or individual
entouragen: a group of people who attend or surround an important and influential person
transitionn: the process or period of changing from one state or circumstance to another
favoritismn: the act of giving one person or group unfair support by someone in authority
corruptionn: dishonest, harmful, or illegal behavior, especially of people in positions of power
moraladj: concerned with the principles of what is right and wrong, fairness, honesty, etc.
excellencen: the quality of being extremely good
oddsn: the degree or probability that a particular thing will or will not happen
decadentadj: characterized by or showing a state of moral or cultural decline
encounterv: to face something, particularly something unpleasant or difficult, while attempting to do something else; to meet, especially unexpectedly
resistancen: the act of defending oneself from an aggressor or refusing to accept something
thoroughadj: done completely; significantly careful and accurate
legendn: an old story that may or may not be accurate regarding some persons and events; a well-known person who is admired by others for a long time, particularly in a particular field
rollv: to move in a particular direction by turning over and over or from side to side
tramplev: to step heavily on something or someone, causing damage or injury
manuscriptn: the original copy of a book, piece of music, etc. before it is printed
siegen: the surrounding of a place and isolating it by an army to defeat those defending it
longstandingadj: having existed for a long time
symboln: something visible that is used to represent something else
refusev: to show that one is not willing to do or accept something
influencen: the ability to affect someone’s or something’s character, growth, or behavior, or the effect itself
intellectn: the ability to think logically and comprehend information, especially at an advanced level

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