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Given the HISTORICAL WORD, identify the MEANING

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1.

serf

  laborer bound to and transferred with the land

  killing of a victim as an offering to the Gods

  land and its rights held by the lord during the feudal period

  government in which the ruler has absolute, unlimited power

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

militarism

  glorification of or reliance on military forces and prepared for war

  intensive attack; lightning warfare practised by Nazi German armies

  imperial or royal ruler with complete authority

  family group with a common ancestor

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

communism

  form of complete socialism with public ownership of all land, means of production and goods

  group of territories controlled by an emperor

  fortress or elevated part of Greek city, especially Athens

  leadership or dominance of one nation over others

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

plantation

  killing by treacherous violence

  group of persons under recognized chiefs

  hostile attack and encroachment of city or country

  estate for cultivation

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

acropolis

  inspired teacher who predicts future or interprets God's will

  fortress or elevated part of Greek city, especially Athens

  inability to read or write; need for learning

  killing of a king

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

theocracy

  irregular war by small bodies

  government or State where God is sovereign, religion is law, and priests are kings

  image used as object of worship; often God carved in stone or wood

  flag of country, king, knight, army especially in battle

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

blitzkrieg

  instrument formerly used to calculate altitudes and locations

  intensive attack; lightning warfare practised by Nazi German armies

  killing of a victim as an offering to the Gods

  fortress or elevated part of Greek city, especially Athens

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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