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Atonement
amends for wrong-doing

"being at one" with God
this means, taking the proper action to correct an injury/repair a relationship
Bicameral
composed of 2 houses/chambers/branches
Decalogue
10 Commandments from the Bible
Decimate
to destroy a great #/proportion of...
Dichotomy
Division into 2 usually contradictory parts/opinions

... of opinion on the subject of abortion
Double-think
the belief in 2 contradictory ideas at the same time
Nihilism
total rejection of established laws and institutions; destructiveness toward the world and oneself
Penultimate
Next to the last

(Y is the ... letter of our alphabet)

(the ... scence of the play)
Primeval
pristine, primordial, original
Prime
first in numerical order
Primitive
Suggesting the simplicity of original things
Protocol
an agreement between states; the customs and regulations dealing with diplomatic formality, precedence, and etiquette
Quatrain
a stanza/poem of four lines
Quintessence
the most perfect the most perfect embodiment of something; purest/most typical instance

(prejudice is the ... of falsehood)

(the ... chracteristic of Shakespeare is his profound understandnig of human nature)
Untrammeled
unhampered; unrestrained