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Chapter 6 Word List

Terms

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

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