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Vocab -archy -geo -path

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Sympathy
feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune
Oligarchy
a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution
Homeopathy
the treatment of disease by minute doses of natural substances that in a healthy person would produce symptoms of disease
Pathological
due to disease
Pathetic
arousing pity
Antipathy
aversion; dislike
PATH (PATHO, PATHY)
1. "feeling," "suffering"; (2) "disease"
Patriarchy
a form of social organization in which the father rules the family or tribe; descent being traced through the father
Geocentric
having or representing the earth as the center, as in former astronomical system
Georgic
agricultural; a poem or book dealing with agriculture or rural topics
Empathy
the complete understanding of another's feelings, motives, etc.
Apathy
lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or excitement; indifference
Geopolitics
study of government and its policies as affected by physical geography
Anarchy
total absence of rule or government; confusion; disorder
Geotropism
response to the earth's gravity, as the growing of roots downward in the ground
Hierarchy
a system or organization in which people or groups are ranked one above the other according to status or authority
Matriarchy
a form of social organization in which the mother rules the family or tribe; descent being traced through the mother
ARCHY
"rule"
Osteopath
a branch of medical practice that emphasizes the treatment of medical disorders through the manipulation and massage of the bones, joints, and muscles
Pathos
quality of drama, speech, literature, music, or events that arouses a feeling of pity or sadness
Pathogenic
causing disease
Psychopath
a person suffering from chronic mental disorder with abnormal or violent social behavior
Geology
science dealing with the earth's history as recorded in rocks
GEO
"earth," "ground"
Monarchy
state ruled over by a single person, as a king or queen

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