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  1. beadle
    a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
  2. surname
    the name used to identify the members of a family
  3. Hasidic
    of or relating to the Jewish Hasidim or its members or their beliefs and practices
  4. penury
    a state of extreme poverty or destitution
  5. waif
    a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned
  6. insinuate
    suggest in an indirect or covert way; give to understand
  7. emigration
    moving from one place in order to settle in another
  8. anti-semitic
    relating to or characterized by anti-Semitism; hating Jews
  9. billet
    provide housing for (military personnel)
  10. edict
    a formal or authoritative proclamation
  11. decree
    a legally binding command or decision
  12. ghetto
    a poor densely populated city district
  13. antechamber
    a large entrance or reception room or area
  14. rescind
    cancel officially
  15. phylactery
    (Judaism) either of two small leather cases containing texts from the Hebrew Scriptures (known collectively as tefillin); traditionally worn (on the forehead and the left arm) by Jewish men during morning prayer
  16. surreptitious
    marked by quiet and caution and secrecy
  17. convoy
    the act of escorting while in transit
  18. surreal
    characterized by fantastic and incongruous imagery
  19. conflagration
    a very intense and uncontrolled fire
  20. partisan
    a fervent and even militant proponent of something
  21. irrevocable
    incapable of being retracted

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