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inert
motionless
villainous
someone who behaves like a villain (wicked, criminal behavior)
persecute
subject someone to hostility and ill-treatment
conceive
to bring forth into creation
sect
a sub-group of a larger group
parochial
small-minded (small town, everyone knows everyone)
heathen
a non-believer
innate
comes naturally, hereditary
defile
to corrupt or cause one to lose one's innocence, violate the chastity of a woman
ingratiate
to get in good with someone, get on someone's good side, bring oneself into favor by flattering or trying to please them
ideology
a particular way of thinking of a particular group
perpetuate
to continue indefinitely
insoluble
not able to be solved, impossible
paradox
something that appears to be contradictory (but may not be)
theocracy
government ruled by religion
exclusion
process of excluding (leaving out) someone or something
prohibit
not allow, forbid
perverse
to be contrary or difficult (behavior)
manifestation
the idea of making something tangible, giving something physical representation, event/actoin/object that clearly embodies something
repression
to hold something back, restrain or prevent, suppress