Religion and Beliefs Religion and Beliefs CC1 On a church building, what do you call the part that sticks up high? CC4a Nicknames for various religious groups: Christian CC4b Nicknames for various religious groups: Jewish CC4c Nicknames for various religious groups: Islamic CC4d Nicknames for various religious groups: Hindu CC4e Nicknames for various religious groups: Buddhist CC4f Nicknames for various religious groups: Other CC5 Names for seats in a church, especially near the front: CC6 The place where the preacher stands to give the sermon: CC7 Words for a person who goes to church very seldom or not at all: CC8 Other names for the devil: CC9 Other words or expressions for hell: “That man is headed straight for (the) ________.” CC10 What words do you have around here for an unprofessional, part-time lay preacher? CC13a What names do you have around here for a forked stick that’s used to show where there’s water underground? (What kind of wood?) Feel free to use the comment box to describe. CC13b And what do you call the person who knows how to use a forked stick to find water? CC14 If somebody supposedly wants to cast a spell over another person, you might say, “He said he was going to _________ her.” CC15 When people say there are ghosts in a certain place, or when it gives you a creepy feeling to go near it: “They say that the old house is ________.” CC16 A small light that seems to dance or flicker over a marsh or swamp at night: CC17 Imaginary animals or monsters that people around here tell tales about—especially to tease greenhorns: (What are they like? What do they do?) Feel free to use the comment box to describe. DARE Data Summary by Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.