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phil/philo

loving, fond of

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mis

hate

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acrophobia n

fear of great heights

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agoraphobia n

fear of open space

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monophobia n

fear of being alone

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photophobia n

aversion to light

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xenophobia n

fear of foreign, especially strangers

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philanthropy n

love of humanity through charity

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philogyny n

love of women

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phiology n

the study of language and how words or language develop

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bibliophile n

lover of books

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misandry n

hatred of males

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misanthrope n

hater of humanity

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misogamy n

hatred of marriage

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misogyny n

hatred of women

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misoneism n

hatred of anything new

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phobia

fear,dislike

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dys

bad,ill,difficult

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eu

good, well, advantageous

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macro

large,long

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micro

small, minute

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dyslogistic adj

expressing disapproval or critiscm

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dysphoria n

sense of great unhappiness

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dystopia n

imaginary place where living conditions are dreadful

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eugenics n

science dealing with improving hereditary qualities

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eulogize v

write or speak in praise of someone who has passed away

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euphemism n

substitution of a good expression for an unpleasant one

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euphonious adj

pleasing in sound

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euphoria n

sense of great happiness

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euthanasia n

advantageous death

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macrocosm n

great world, universe

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macroscopic adj

large enough to be visible to the naked eye

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micromanage v

to control every part, however small

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a/an

without,not

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mon/mono

one, single,alone

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logy

science,study,account

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amoral adj

not moral

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anomaly n

deviation from common rule

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anomalous adj

irregular

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aseptic adj

free from disease

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asymptomatic adj

showing no symptoms of disease

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atrophy n or verb

lack of growth from disuse, disease or malnutrition

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monogamy n

marriage with one mate at a time

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monolithic adj

massive and rigidly uniform

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monotheism n

belief there is only one god

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monotonous adj

continuing in unchanging tone

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anthropology n

science dealing with the study of human culture

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neurology n

scientific study of the nervous system

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pathology n

science dealing with the nature and causes of disease

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sociology n

study of behavior of large groups

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bio

life

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tom

cutting, dissecting

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hetero

different

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endo

within

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exo

outside

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biometrics n

statistical analysis of measurements of human characteristics

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symbiotic adj

living together in mutually helpful association

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biota n

animals, plants, fungi of region or period

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dichotomy n

division or contrast between two things

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tome n

scholarly book

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heterogeneous adj

varied, diverse

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heterodox adj

not conforming with accepted standards

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endogenous adj

produced from within

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exodus n

mass departure of people

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exoteric adj

not secret

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archy

rule

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path

feeling, suffering, disease

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morph

form

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peri

around, about, near

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matriarchy n

mother rules family or tribe

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oligarchy n

form of gov in which a few people have the power

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antipathy n

dislike

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apathy n

lack of emotion

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empathy n

complete understanding of one's feelings

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pathos n

a quality that evokes pity of sadness

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pathological adj

due to disease

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homeopathy n

treatment of disease by small doses

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osteopathy n

type of alternative medicine consisting of moving, stretching and massaging

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amorphous adj

shapeless, vague

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anthropomorphic adj

attributing human characteristics to a non-human

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peripatetic adj

traveling from place to place

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peripheral adj

only slightly connected to what is essential

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periphrasitc adj

expressed in a roundabout way, indirect

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periphery n

the outer limits or edge