Vocabulary List 9 1. Patrician- an aristocrat or nobleman

Vocabulary List 9
Homework: Please make flashcards for each word. Word and picture on the
front, definition on the back. Study for five minutes.
Patrician- an aristocrat or nobleman
Plebian- a commoner
Veto- the power to prevent legislation or action proposed by others
Senate- an assembly of citizens having the highest deliberative functions in a
government, esp. a legislative assembly of a state or nation.
5. Consul- (in ancient Rome) one of the two annually elected chief magistrates
who jointly ruled the republic.
6. Conquer- overcome and take control of (a place or people) by use of military
7. Tolerance- willingness to accept feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different
from your own
8. Persecute- subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment, esp. because of
their race or political or religious beliefs
9. Successor- a person or entity who takes over and continues the role or
position of another.
10. Legend- a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but