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compass
a device for determining directions by means of a magnetic needle pointing to the magnetic north
caravel
a small 15th and 16th century ship with a broad bow, a high stern, and three or four masts
legendary
well-known, famous
astrolabe
an instrument for observing the positions of heavenly bodies that was used before the sextant was invented
quadrant
an arc of 90° : one quarter of a circle
lateen sails
a sailing rig of the Mediterranean having a triangular sail extended by a long pole attached to a short mast
compassion
sorrow or pity caused by the suffering or misfortune of another; sympathy
reconcile
to settle by agreement; to cause to give in or accept
conviction
a strong belief or opinion
persecution
the act of treating continually in a way meant to be cruel or harmful; especially : to cause to suffer because of belief