Thomas Paine Answers: Vocabulary

This page refers to the vocabulary exercise in the Thomas Paine excerpt.

a. to be visible, or perceived by the eye = ocular
b. an act or the committing of some deed = commission
c. an unreasonable request or duty = imposition
d. relevant to, or concerned with = appertaining
e. to weaken or to ameliorate something’s effect = palliate
f. the set of beliefs or principles of religion or cultures = creeds
g
. being an obligation or duty = incumbent
h. made something happen suddenly or quickly = precipitated

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