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Desperate crossing vocabulary-1

  1. 1. Vocabulary<br />Desperate Crossing:<br />The Untold Story of the Mayflower<br />
  2. 2. blasphemous<br />impiously irreverent :profane<br />
  3. 3. habeas corpus<br />The legal requirement that imprisoned people be brought before a judge and given reasons for their imprisonment<br />
  4. 4. inscrutable<br />: not readily investigated, interpreted, or understood :mysterious <an inscrutable smile><br />
  5. 5. magistrate<br />: an official entrusted with administration of the laws; a local official exercising administrative and often judicial functions<br />
  6. 6. manifest<br />: readily perceived by the senses and especially by the sight; obvious<br />
  7. 7. non-conformity<br />: absence of agreement or correspondence; failure or refusal to conform to an established church<br />
  8. 8. persecution<br />: the condition of being persecuted, harassed, or annoyed<br />
  9. 9. repression<br />The act of being restrained or held down politically or socially<br />
  10. 10. seditious<br />: rebellious; disposed to arouse or take part in or guilty of sedition (incitement of resistance to or insurrection against lawful authority)<br />
  11. 11. theology<br />: the study of religious faith, practice, and experience; especially: the study of God and of God's relation to the world<br />
  12. 12. tolerant<br />: inclined to tolerate; especially: marked by forbearance or endurance (putting up with)<br />
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