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accredit
to authorize, to certify
Apotheosis
making a god of something
Atheist
Someone who believes there is no god
Credulous
gullible
THeology
The study of religion
Consecrate
To make or declare something sacred
Sacrament
something considered to have sacred significane
Hierarchy
a group organized by rank
impious
sacrilegious
pittance
A meager portion of something
Dogma
A system of doctrines set forth by an authority to be absolute truthq
Dogmatic
pertaining to dogma
Heterodox
not in agreement with accepted beliefs
agnostic
A person who believes nothing can be known about the existence of a God
Physiognomy
the art of judging a human character by facial features
Prognosis
any forecast or prediction
Criterion
A standard on which a judgement can be made
hypocrisy
Pretending to believe in something that one does not
amnesty
A general pardon for offenders
Mnemonic
relation to or assisting the memory
Frenetic
Frantic frenzied
Schizophrenia
A severe mental disorder in which a person becomes unable to act with reason
Arraign
to answer charges
RAtionale
The reason underlying something
Rationalize
To provide a rational basis for something
Sapient
wise; insightful
Sage
A person, ususally elderly, who is honored for wisdom and experience
cognition
the act of perceiving or knowing
cognizant
having knowledge of something
Connoisseur
An expert, especially in the matters of art and taste
notorious
infamous
compute
to determine by mathematics
impute
to attribute or ascribe a quality
repute
to assign a reputation to
putative
reputed
presage
omen, a sign or feeling concerning some future event
Sagacious
having good judgement
Conscientious
guided by ones sense of right and wrong
Plebiscite
A direct vote of all the people on an important matter
Prescience
Foresight, knowledge of events before they occure