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10 Cards in this Set

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dyke
a channel dug in the earth to carry water
pike
a sharp point or spike
abdicate
to give up sovereign power, office, or responsibility formally
emulate
to try to be like or better than
Inquisition
a former Roman Catholic court for the discovery and punishment of heresy
repression
the act of putting down by force or pressure
assassinate
to murder a usually important person by a surprise or secret attack
Dutch
of or relating to the Netherlands, its inhabitants, or their language
insane
having or showing a very abnormal and very sick state of mind
opera
a play in which usually the entire text is sung with orchestral accompaniment