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curate
especially in England, a clergyman who assists a pastor, rector, or vicar
cura - care, anxiety
deism
the doctrine that God created the world but takes no part in its functioning
deus - a god; dea - a goddess
demonstrative
1). showing clearly; 2). characterized by the clear and energetic expression of feelings
monstro - to show
magistrate
1). a civil official empowered to enforce the law 2). a minor judicial official
magister - a teacher, master
magnate
a very important person, especially in business
magnus - large, great
supersede
1). to cause to be dropped from use or set aside; to displace 2). to take the place of (in office)
super- over; sedeo - to sit
tenet
a principle or belief held by a group
teneo - to hold
desecrate
to treat something sacred without respect, to profane
sacer - holy
devious
twisting; straying from right (ethical) ways, not straightforward
de - from, via - a road
dominion
supreme authority
dominus - master
statesmanship
skill in managing public (especially national and international) affiars
sto - to stand
subservient
1). useful in helping along a purpose, action, etc. 2). slavishly polite and obedient; obsequious; 3). subordinate (to)
servus - a slave