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Feeling of deep anxiety or dread, typically an unfocused one about the human condition or the state of the world in general/literally 'fear'/coined by Kierkegaard/used by Freud
German term for 'lightning war'/describes Nazi assault on Poland & France
Paranormal phenomenon where objects appear to move of their own accord/literally 'noisy ghost'
Name for Germany's most used tank from World War 2
Child prodigy/literally 'wonder child'
Coined by Freidrich Fröbel/preschool educational approach/literally 'children's garden'
Collection of entities that creates a unified concept where the whole is more than the sum of its parts/literally 'shape' or 'figure'
Title of Hitler's autobiographical manifesto/written from prison/published in 2 volumes in 1925 & 1926/title means 'My Struggle' or 'My Fight'
Twice-baked German egg bread/type of rusk or cracker/originated in East Prussia
Double or look-alike/in English it can be a ghostly apparition of a duplicate living person/literally 'double-goer'
Denoting an outstanding or supreme example of a particular kind of person or thing/literally 'above' or 'over'
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Dominant set of ideals & beliefs that motivate actions of members of society in a particular time period/spirit of the time/literally 'time spirit'/attributed to but used by Hegel
Delight at the misfortune of others/literally 'harm joy'
German car company started in 1930's at Hitler's request by Ferdinand Porsche/literally 'people's car'
Broken and useless; no longer working or effective
Bag with shoulder straps that allow it to be carried on someone's back, typically made of a strong, waterproof material and widely used by hikers; a backpack
German acronym for Flugabwehrkanone/adjective describing a type of jacket (form of body armor)/figuratively refers to heavy criticism/literally 'air-defense cannon'
Replacement/in English usually implies an inferior or artificial substitute
Diacritical mark ( ¨ ) used over a vowel, as in German or Hungarian, to indicate a different vowel quality (pronunciation) usually fronting or rounding
Marketing slogan for Volkswagen/literally 'driving pleasure'
Forbidden, especially by an authority/literally 'to forbid'
Yearning to travel

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