Word Groups - 26

Group 1: Words related to the sentiment of going against existing conventions
In this group we deal with words that are related to the sentiment of going against existing conventions. A lot of these words are against a belief in god or traditional religious practices. Identify the ones you relate with.
You can go through the words here:
  • Blasphemy: Grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred.
  • Unorthodoxy: Any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position.
  • Agnosticism: A religious orientation of doubt; a denial of ultimate knowledge of the existence of God.
  • Dissidence: Disagreement; especially disagreement with the government.
  • Atheism: The doctrine or belief that there is no God.
  • Apostasy: The state of having rejected your religious beliefs for your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes).
  • Heterodoxy: Any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position.
  • Impiety: Ungodliness, blasphemy.
  • Irreverence: Disrespect, blasphemy.
Group 2: Words related to the act of staring someone or something
Now this is not a pleasant cluster, is it? In it, we explore a set of words that are related to the act of staring someone or something.
Explore the set of words here:
  • Ogle: Look at with amorous intentions
  • Gawk: Look with amazement; look stupidly
  • Peer: Look searchingly
  • Gaze: Long, fixed stare.
  • Peek: Glimpse, glance, snoop.
  • Glance: Brief look, peep
The two clusters above showcase how the method of cluster formation can be used for expanding your word-power. Use this method and your vocabulary database will surely grow exponentially.
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