Amoral-Lacking moral sensibility; not caring about right and wrong.

Paradoxically-A statement contrary to received opinion.

Aspirations-A strong desire for high achievement. An object of such desire; an ambition.

Heathen- One who is regarded as irreligious, uncivilized, or unenlightened

Contemporaneous-Originating, existing, or happening during the same period of time

Extremities-The outermost or farthest point or portion

Peculiar-Unusual or eccentric; odd.

Abstinence-The act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite

Embody-To represent in bodily or material form

Volte Face-

Emancipator-To free from bondage, oppression, or restraint; liberate.

Reconcile-To make compatible or consistent

Kindred-Having a similar or related origin, nature, or character

Immersed-To engage wholly or deeply; absorb

Transformation-A marked change, as in appearance or character, usually for the better.

Profound-Thoroughgoing; far-reaching

Enlightenment-A philosophical movement of the 18th century that emphasized the use of reason to scrutinize previously accepted doctrines and traditions and that brought about many humanitarian reforms.

Alacrity-Cheerful willingness; eagerness. Speed or quickness; celerity

Anglicans-Of or characteristic of the Church of England or any of the churches related to it in origin and communion, such as the Protestant Episcopal Church.

Denominations-A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name and organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.

Ubiquitous-Being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent

Ethical-Being in accordance with the accepted principles of right and wrong that govern the conduct of a profession

Zealous-marked by active interest and enthusiasm

Vested-To place (authority, property, or rights, for example) in the control of a person or group, especially to give someone an immediate right to present or future possession or enjoyment of (an estate, for example)

Intimidate-To make timid; fill with fear

Metaphorically-A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another, thus making an implicit comparison

Helots-A person in servitude; a serf.

Bounties-A reward, inducement, or payment, especially one given by a government for acts deemed beneficial to the state, such as killing predatory animals, growing certain crops, starting certain industries, or enlisting for military service.

Seminal-Highly influential in an original way; constituting or providing a basis for further development:

Maoris-A member of a people of New Zealand, of Polynesian-Melanesian descent

Imperialism-The policy of extending a nation\'s authority by territorial acquisition or by the establishment of economic and political hegemony over other nations.

Diminutive-A very small person or thing.

Prodigious-Extraordinary; marvelous: a prodigious talent

Mirth-Gladness and gaiety, especially when expressed by laughter

Ridicule-make fun of.

Dourly-Silently ill-humored; gloomy

Polygamy-The condition or practice of having more than one spouse at one time. Also called plural marriage.

Enthrall-To hold spellbound; captivate

Quintessential-most essential

Suppressed-To put an end to forcibly; subdue

Profoundly-Thoroughgoing; far-reaching

Indignant-wrathful; passionate; irate; feeling wrath, as when a person is exasperated by unworthy or unjust treatment, by a mean action, or by a degrading accusation

Chauvinists-Prejudiced belief in the superiority of one\'s own gender, group, or kind:

Dismissive-Showing indifference or disregard

Indigenous-Originating and living or occurring naturally in an area or environment

Subsistence-A means of subsisting, especially means barely sufficient to maintain life

Undaunted-Not discouraged or disheartened; resolutely courageous

Dispose-To get rid of; throw out

Indefatigable-Incapable or seemingly incapable of being fatigued; tireless.

Misanthrope-One who hates or mistrusts humankind.

Sublime-Inspiring awe; impressive

El Dorado-A place of fabulous wealth or inordinately great opportunity.

Messianic-Of or relating to a messiah