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The act of taking possession of something

n.
Acquisition

- Often followed by "of"
Something unusual

n.
Anomaly
With awareness of one's actions

adv.
Consciously
To reduce in value or strength

v.
Degrade
Opening; a big difference in amount or quality

n.
Gap
Beyond doubt; unquestionable

adj.
Indisputable
To come between

v.
Intervene
By means of a natural sense about things that are hard to observe

adv.
Intuitively
To move back or away from

v.
Recede
To bring or get back

v.
Retrieve
Believing that humans cannot know whether there is a god

adj.
Agnostic

- Agnostic (n.)
The belief that the natural objects, such as trees, have souls

n.
Animism
One who does not believe in the existence of a supreme being

n.
Atheist

- Atheistic (adj.)
To favor an opinion or a course of action

v.
Be inclined to
To consider thoughtfully

v.
Contemplate
To worship as a god

v.
Deify

- Deity (n.)
To praise or honor

v.
Exalt
Having or exhibiting religious reverence

adj.
Pious

- Piety, piousness (n.)
Anything offered to a deity as a religious thanksgiving; giving up something in order to have something more valuable later on

v.
Sacrifice
Relating to church

adj.
Ecclesiastical
To make worse; to anger or intensify

v.
Aggravate
Weakened or worn out because of age, illness or excensive use

adj.
Decrepit
an unhealthful condition caused by an infection or a long term physical problem

n.
Disease
Causing death or disaster

adv.
Fatally
The use of science and technology to investigate fact in criminal cases

n.
Forensics
To continue to exist; to hold to a purpose, despite any obstacle

v.
Persist
An educated guess of how something will develop, espcially a disease

n.
Prognosis
Locatied at an end; approaching deatch

adj.
Terminal
Any of the tubes that form a branching system, especially those that carry blod to the heart

n.
Vein
To inflict an injury on

v.
Wound

- Wound (n.)
Techniques for reducing sensation and feeling, especially to control pain

n.
Anesthesia

- Anesthesia and anesthetic are often used interchangeably
To make bigger or better by adding to

v.
Augment
In manner that is officially recognized

adv.
Certifiably
A factor that makes something more difficult or complex

n.
Complication
To restore health

v.
Cure
To set in firmly; to insert in the body surgically

v.
Implant
To insert a liquid by means of a syringe

v.
Inject
Excessively overweight

adj
Obese

- Obesity (n.)
A specific way of performing or doing something

n.
Procedure
A mark on the skin left after a would has healed; a lasting sign of damage

n.
Scar
Related to the study of the position of stars, the sun and the planets in the belief that they influence earthly events

adj.
Astrological

- Astrology (n.)
Foretelling the future by finding patterns in physical objects

n.
Divination

- Devine (v.)
To continually appear (in the form of a ghost) in the same place or to the same person

v.
Haunt
Strong fear mixed with disgust

n.
Horror
Acting as an agent between people or things

n.
Intermediary

- Intermediary comes from the Latin words meaning "Between the ways"
To call on for support

v.
Invoke
To reflect; to think quietly and deeply for a long time

v.
Meditate
A dimly visible form, usually thought to be the spirit of a dead person, a sunken ship etc.

n.
Phantom
Relating to the supposed ability of the human mind to sense things that cannot be observed

adj.
Psychic

- Psychic (n.)
Having the power to renew oneself for an indefinite period of time
Self-perpetuating