outcry noun [C] UK /ˈaʊt.kraɪ/ US /ˈaʊt.kraɪ/
a strong expression of anger and disapproval about something, made by
a group of people or by the public:
The release from prison of two of the terrorists has provoked a public outcry.
dismay noun [U] UK /dɪˈsmeɪ/ US /dɪˈsmeɪ/
C2 a feeling of unhappiness and disappointment:
Aid workers were said to have been filled with dismay by the appalling
conditions that the refugees were living in.
The fans watched in/with dismay as their team lost 42–11.
She discovered, to her dismay, that her exam was a whole month earlier
than she'd expected.
orthodox adjective UK /ˈɔː.θə.dɒks/ US /ˈɔːr.θə.dɑːks/
C2 (of religious people) having more traditional beliefs than other people
in the same religious group:
the (Greek/Russian/Eastern) Orthodox Church
a part of the Christian Church, with many members in Greece, Russia,
and eastern Europe
cathedral noun [C] UK /kəˈθiː.drəl/ US /kəˈθiː.drəl/
A2 a very large, usually stone, building for Christian worship.
It is the largest and most important church of a diocese:
diocese noun [C] UK /ˈdaɪ.ə.sɪs/ US /ˈdaɪ.ə.sɪs/
an area controlled by a bishop
ruling noun [C] LAW
an official decision, especially one by a judge, a court, or other authority:
If some states launch a legal challenge to the FCC's ruling,
Congress may have to step in.
The electronics giant is appealing against the Commission's ruling that
the company had abused its market position.
The director of the EPA said he'd issue a written ruling within two weeks.
a ruling is upheld/overturned
The ruling was later overturned by the state Supreme Court.
Hagia Sophia cathedral, Istanbul, Turkey
Hagia Sophia, Turkish Ayasofya, Latin Sancta Sophia, also called Church of
the Holy Wisdom or Church of the Divine Wisdom, cathedral built at Constantinople
(now Istanbul, Turkey) in the 6th century CE (532–537) under the direction of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I.
By general consensus, it is the most important Byzantine structure and one of the world’s great monuments.
He owes his present success to his sound play methods.