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American Declaration of Independence

(first published 4 July 1776)

Wehold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

hold (verb): to believe; to consider
truth (noun): something that is true
self-evident (adjective): evident, clear, obvious without need of proof
created (pp of to create): made; fabricated; constructed
endowed (pp of to endow): given; provided
creator (noun): maker; a person who makes or creates Creator (noun): God
unalienable (adjective): untransferrable; cannot be given to another person
right (noun): a power or privilege that a person has by law or tradition
liberty (noun): freedom
pursuit (noun): act of pursuing from pursue (verb): to follow; to chase

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