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contract
legal agreement, usually written, by which one party agrees to perform some service for the other for some kind of compansation.
coalition
combination or alliance (especailly of opposing parties and usually temporary.)
amulet
charm worn to ward off evil
bibliolatry
worship of books
necromancy
divination i.e. foretelling the future by communicating with the dead.
exorcism
the process of driving away evil spirits, has benn revived is certain churches.
riot
a small, violent, ostensibly unorganized revolt against civil authorities.
incentive
stimulus, that which one stirs one to do or be
boycott
peaceful revolt in which one refuses the goods or services of the object of the revolt.
mutiny
a revolt, expecailly by a ship's crew or a military unit, in which the individuals refuse to perform their duties.
revolution
can be violent of peaceful,and is bigger and lasts longer than a riot or uprising the term is often applied to a successful revolt.
uprising
an outbreak agianst the government, usually more deliberate and less spontaneous than a riot.
covenant
solemn agreement or compact
compact/pact
a solemn agreement but with less of an intensely personal and religious flavor than a covenant.
fetish
something worshipped for its magical power
talisman
a ring, stone, or other object carved with symbols which are supposed to have magic powers. can also be a good luck token
diabolism
devil worship, sorcery, or witchcraft
idolatry
worship of idols
helioatry
sun worship
zoolatry
animal worship
insurrection
armed uprising or rebellion
incubus
nightmare, depressing burden
*related word def.* originally a demon supposed to cause nightmares by lying upon a sleeping person