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Leviathan | Glossary


anarchy: (n) a state of lawlessness arising from a lack of government

commonwealth: (n) a nation founded on law and united for the common good

covenant: (n) a formal binding agreement

diffidence: (n) a lack of self-confidence

ecclesiastical: (adj) relating to a church

materialism: (n) a philosophy stating that physical matter is the only reality and all situations and events can be explained in terms of how matter behaves

Scripture: (n) the Bible

sovereign: (n) the supreme leader in a government

transubstantiation: (n) the miracle that changes the bread and wine of Holy Communion to the body and blood of Jesus Christ through its consecration by a priest

vainglory: (n) excessive pride in one's achievements

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