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accredit
To authorize; to certify; to believe
credence
Belief; acceptance as true
creditable
Deserving praise
credulous
Believing too easily; gullible
creed
A statement of belief or principle
deify
To make a god of
deity
a god or godess
divine
1. To foretell by supernatural means.

2. To know by intuition or insight
divinity
1. A god or godess; a divine being.

2. The state of being divine

3. The study of Christian theology
apotheosis
1. Making a god of something; deification

2. A glorified ideal; an essence
theocracy
Government by divine power or priests.
theology
The study of religion
athiest
A person who believes there is no god.
pantheism
Identifying god with nature; belief in all gods.
pantheon
All the gods of a people or religion.
consecrate
1. To make or declare something sacred

2. To dedicate something to a goal
execrate
To denounce as vile or evil; to curse; to detest
sacrament
Something considered to have sacred significance
sacrilege
Disrespect to something regarded as sacred
sacrosanct
Sacred
sanctimonious
Pretending to be righteous
sanction
1. Approval; support; permission

2. A penalty for breaking with law or custom
sanctity
Godliness; holiness
sanctuary
A sacred place; any place of refuge
hierarchy
A group organized by rank.
hieroglyphic
1. Written with pictures to represent sounds or meanings of words

2. Hard to read
expiate
To make amends for; to atone for.
piety
Religious devotion; great respect toward something, especially parents
impious
Sacrilegious; profane; lacking appropriate reverence or respect
pittance
A meager protion of anything, especially an allowance or salary