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Academic Vocabulary

egalitarian relating to or believing in the principle that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunitie
kinship blood relationship.
patriarchy a system of society or government in which the father or eldest male is head of the family and descent is traced through the male line.
hindrance a thing that provides resistance, delay, or obstruction to something or so
elite a select group that is superior in terms of ability or qualities to the rest of a group or society
pastoral used for or related to the keeping or grazing of sheep or cattle.
stratified form or arrange into strata.
conduit a channel for conveying water or other fluid.
artisan a worker in a skilled trade, especially one that involves making things by hand.
textile a type of cloth or woven fabric.
metallurgy the branch of science and technology concerned with the properties of metals and their production and purification.
surplus an amount of something left over when requirements have been met; an excess of production or supply over demand.
bureaucracy a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives.
fertility the quality of being fertile; productiveness.
mobilized of a country or its government) prepare and organize (troops) for active service.
divine devoted to God; sacred.
monumental great in importance, extent, or size.
urban in, relating to, or characteristic of a town or city.
monotheism he doctrine or belief that there is only one God.
veneration great respect; reverence.
diffuse spread or cause to spread over a wide area or among a large number of people. "technologies diffuse rapidly"
razed completely destroy (a building, town, or other site).
reinforced strengthen or support (an object or substance), especially with additional material.
diaspora the dispersion of the Jews beyond Israel.the dispersion of the Jews beyond Israel.
piety the quality of being religious or reverent.
divergent tending to be different or develop in different directions.
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