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Chapter 6 Word List

Terms

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pandemonium
a state of extreme confusion and disorder
viable
capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
odyssey
a long wandering and eventful journey
philanthropist
One who endeavors to help his fellow men.
nominal
insignificantly small
spartan
unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
pseudonym
false name; pen name
psyche
that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings
genesis
beginning; origin
psychosomatic
used of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis
quixotic
idealistic without regard to practicality
martial
adj. Pertaining to war or military operations.
degenerate
To worsen; deteriorate
maverick
someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
panorama
a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
gargantuan
of enormous, gigantic size or proportion
congenital
present at birth but not necessarily hereditary
vivacious
adj. Full of animation and spirit; lively.
tantalize
to torment, tease by heightening expectations that cannot be reached or attained
boycott
refuse to support
anthropological
of or concerned with the science of anthropology
vital
urgently needed
misanthrope
someone who dislikes people in general
renowned
widely known and esteemed

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