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  • 1 solemn — solemnly, adv. solemnness, n. /sol euhm/, adj. 1. grave, sober, or mirthless, as a person, the face, speech, tone, or mood: solemn remarks. 2. gravely or somberly impressive; causing serious thoughts or a grave mood: solemn music. 3. serious or… …

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  • 2 solemn — /ˈsɒləm / (say soluhm) adjective 1. grave, sober, or mirthless, as a person, the face, speech, tone, mood, etc. 2. gravely or sombrely impressive; such as to cause serious thoughts or a grave mood: solemn music. 3. serious or earnest: solemn… …

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  • 3 assurance — n. 1. Assuredness, security, certainty, conviction, persuasion, pledge of certainty, ground of confidence, surety. 2. Promise, engagement, pledge, word of honor. 3. Protestation, asseveration, averment, earnest or solemn declaration. 4.… …

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  • 4 Oath of office — Lyndon B. Johnson taking the presidential oath of office in 1963, after the assassination of John F. Kennedy An oath of office is an oath or affirmation a person takes before undertaking the duties of an office, usually a position in government… …

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  • 5 surety — sure·ty / shu̇r ə tē/ n pl ties [Anglo French seurté, literally, guarantee, security, from Old French, from Latin securitat securitas, from securus secure] 1: a formal engagement (as a pledge) given for the fulfillment of an undertaking 2: one… …

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  • 6 pledge — 1 / plej/ n 1: a delivery of esp. personal property as security for a debt or other obligation; broadly: the perfection of a security interest in collateral through possession of the collateral by a creditor or other promisee 2 a: property and… …

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  • 7 Affirmation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Affirmation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 affirmance affirmance affirmation Sgm: N 1 statement statement allegation assertion predication declaration word averment Sgm: N 1 confirmation confirmation …

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  • 8 pledge — Synonyms and related words: Bible oath, Greek, accounts payable, accounts receivable, affiliate, agree, amount due, associate, assurance, assure, avouch, avouchment, avow, bad debts, bail, belonger, bib, bill, bills, bind, bond, booze, borrowing …

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  • 9 William Ewart Gladstone — The Right Honourable William Ewart Gladstone FRS FSS Prime Minister of the United Kingdom …

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  • 10 guarantee — Synonyms and related words: Bible oath, and candle, arm, armor, assert under oath, assurance, assure, attest, avouch, avouchment, avow, back, bail, bailsman, be sponsor for, bless, bond, bondsman, book, certify, champion, cloak, compass about,… …

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  • 11 warrant — Synonyms and related words: Bible oath, CD, IOU, John Hancock, MO, OK, accept, acceptance, acceptance bill, account for, accredit, acknowledge, acknowledgment, acquittance, admit, affidavit, affirm, affirmance, affirmation, agency, agentship,… …

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  • 12 Faith — • In the Old Testament, the Hebrew word means essentially steadfastness. As signifying man s attitude towards God it means trustfulness or fiducia Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Faith     Faith …

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  • 13 The Oxford Movement (1833-1845) —     The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     The Oxford Movement may be looked upon in two distinct lights. The conception which lay at its base, according to the Royal Commission on… …

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  • 14 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 15 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 16 Science and the Church — • Dicsusses the relationship between the two subjects Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Science and the Church     Science and the Church      …

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  • 17 vow — /vaʊ / (say vow) noun 1. a solemn promise, pledge, or personal engagement: marriage vows; a vow of secrecy. 2. a solemn or earnest declaration. 3. a solemn, religiously binding promise made to God or to any deity or saint, as to perform some act …

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  • 18 The Sacrament of Penance —     The Sacrament of Penance     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Sacrament of Penance     Penance is a sacrament of the New Law instituted by Christ in which forgiveness of sins committed after baptism is granted through the priest s absolution to… …

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  • 19 Conditional preservation of the saints — The Five Articles of Remonstrance Conditional election Unlimited atonement Total depravity …

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  • 20 Protestantism — /prot euh steuhn tiz euhm/, n. 1. the religion of Protestants. 2. the Protestant churches collectively. 3. adherence to Protestant principles. [1640 50; PROTESTANT + ISM] * * * One of the three major branches of Christianity, originating in the… …

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