According to the historian Michael
Grant, their name is probably derived from the Aramaic hasa,
pious, and they may have been an offshoot of the original Hasidim. What Judean
sect is it?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics (meaning), linguistics, neologism, idiom, word origin, syntax, dialect, lexicon (vocabulary), diction, pidgin, synonym, antonym, homonym, cant, argot, lingo, and redundancy.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
The essenes were a monastic sect that
lived at Qumram, near the Dead sea.
Please note that these are draft questions for the board game MooT.
If you spot an error or disagree with anything I've said here,
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