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Acrophobia

Abnormal fear of being in high places

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Bibliophile

Lover of books

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Claustrophobia

Dread of being in closed or narrow put spaces

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Dipsomaniac

Person with an uncontrollable craving for alcoholic beverages

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Kleptomaniac

One who has a persistent neurotic impulse to steal though not in need

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Mania

Exaggerated enthusiasm ; a craze ; mad impulse

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Megalomania

Mental disorder characterized by fantasies of grandeur power wealth etc.

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Monomania

Derangement of the mind on one subject only

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Phobia

Abnormal and persistent fear dislike or hatred

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Photophilic

Light loving requiring abundant light

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Pyromaniac

Person having an insane impulse to start fires

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Xenophobia

Fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers