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Given the HISTORICAL WORD, identify the MEANING

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1.

palaeolithic

  privilege often granted by Popes during purgatory for reduction of punishment to sinner

  place chosen for building or town

  relating to earliest stone implements

  person who travels to places with a sense of inquiry

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

Renaissance

  relating to Socrates, the wise man of ancient Greece

  rebellious person who is not in agreement with the government

  relating to citizens or State; non-military

  revival of arts and letters about A.D. 1400 - 1600; any similar revival period

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

glasnost

  political system with single-party dictatorship and complete control over citizen's lives

  policy of openness on domestic and international fronts initiated by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

  religious doctrine of the Chinese philosopher, Lao-tsze, about how man can achieve harmony

  protective covering for body worn in fighting

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

civil

  relating to citizens or State; non-military

  principle where society, not individuals, owns property and runs enterprises

  place where monks live as a community

  right of voting at elections

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

perestroika

  person with wealth who invests in business for profit

  policy of reforms for the Soviet economy initiated by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

  place of worship for Muslims

  process of establishing large-scale industries

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

proliferation

  protective covering for body worn in fighting

  process of establishing large-scale industries

  policy of reforms for the Soviet economy initiated by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

  rapid growth, spread or multiplication

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

satrap

  process of changing from rural villages to towns and cities

  place where monks live as a community

  provincial governor in the Persian Empire

  principle where society, not individuals, owns property and runs enterprises

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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