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Exigent
urgent; exacting
Trenchant
keen, incisive, penetrating, effective
Salient
striking, conspicuous salient issue
Eschatology
the branch of theology concerned with the ultimate or last things. Such as death , judgement, heaven and hell
Tribulation
great affliction, trial or distress; suffering
Zionism
a movement originally aimed at the re-establishment of a Jewish homeland and state in Palestine and now concerned with the development of Israel
Exculpatory
tending to prove guiltless
Eponym
a real or mythical person whose name is thought to be the source of the name of a city,country, institution, era etc. “Romulus is the eponym of Rome. Eponymous
Transmogrification
to change into a different form or shape; especially one that is fantastic or bizarre
Allegory
representation which parallels and illustrates a deeper sense. For example, the actual search for the Holy Grail may represent an inner spiritual search. A view which interprets the symbolic expression as an intentional paraphrase, or transmogrification of a known thing is allegoric.
Semiotic
of or pertaining to signs
Vivify
to bring to life, to animate, enliven, make more intense
Oneiric
dreamlike, divination by dreams
Heuristic
helping to discover or learn;guiding or further investigation. Heuristic device or value
Avuncular
Like a benevolent uncle