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10 Cards in this Set

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covenant
a solemn agreement; contract
succession
the order, action, or right of succeeding to a throne, title, or property
abdicate
to give up sovereign power, office, or responsibility formally
tyrannical
relating to or characteristic of a ruler who has no legal limits on his or her power by law or constitution
effigy
a likeness especially of a person; a crude figure meant to represent a hated person
iconoclast
one who destroys religious images or opposes their worship
jurisdiction
the power, right, or authority to interpret and apply the law
abolish
to do away with completely or to put an end to
satire
something meant to make fun of and show the weaknesses of human nature or a particular person
wit
ability to think or reason; a talent for making clever and usually amusing remarks