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english vocab lessons 1-4

there is another set with 5-8. please correct any mistakes cause im trying to get this done so sorry if there are a bunch of spelling stuff, just fix it please!

Terms

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familial
having to do with the family
uxorious
dominated by one's wife
genre
a type, class, or category, especially of fine art or literature
euthanasia
the act of painlessly killing a suffering person or animal; mercy killing
essence
the basic element; the identifying characteristic; a substance in concentrated form obtained from a plant or drug; a perfume
gentile
anyone not of the jewish faith
heterogeneous
having parts that are unrelated or completely different
anthropology
the scientific study of the origins, cultural development, and customs of human beings
humanism
a philosophy in which interests and values of human beings are of primary importance
patronage
support; encouragment; business clientele; customers
autonomy
the condition of being self-governing; independence
gynecology
the branch of medicine dealing with disorders and treatment of the reproductive system in women
innate
possesed at bith; inborn
genealogy
a record of descent from one's ancestors; the study of family records
mortify
to shame; to discipline oneself by denial
homicide
the killing of one person by another; a person who kills another
renaissance
a rebirth; a renewal; (capitalized) a revival of humanism in fourtheenth-century to sixteenth-century Europe
patrimony
a family inheritance
pedagogue
a teacher
fraternal
pertaining to brothers; brotherly
monogamy
marriage to a single mate
genteel
well-mannered; refined; polite
puerile
childish; immature
indigenous
occuring in or characterizing an area; native; inborn
homogeneous
of the same kind or sort; composed of parts that are alike
feminist
a supporter of women's claim to the same rights and treatment as men
patriarch
the male head of a family or tribe; an old testament ancestor; a founding father or wise man
matriarchy
a society ruled or controlled by women
virile
having certain characteristics traditionally associated with masculinity, especially physical strength, vitality, and assertiveness
orthopedics
branch of medicine treating disorders of the skeletal system and tissues related to movement
egoism
conceit; valuing everything according to one's personal interests; excessive confidencein the rightness of one's own opinion; boastfulness; selfishness
ingenious
cleverly inventive and resourceful
postmortem
an examination to determine the cause of death; an autopsy; an analysis of something that is over
marticulate
to register as a student at a college or university
bigamy
marriage to two mates
genesis
a beginning or origin; (capitalized) the first book in the old testament
fraternize
to be friendly with; to socialize with an enemy population
avuncular
like an uncle
entity
something that has a real or independent existence
pedant
a person who pays excessive attention to learning rules rather than to understanding; a scholarly show-off
patronymic
name derived from a paternal ancestor
feminism
the belief that women should possess the same political power and economic rights as men
humanities
branches of knowledge concerned wiht huan beings and their culture: philosophy, literature, and the fine arts, as distinguished from the sciences
automaton
a person who behaves in a mechanical, routine manner; a robot
congenital
existing at birth but not hereditary
autocrat
a ruler who has absolute or unlimited power; a despot; any arrogant, dominionating person
humane
having the worthy qualities of human beings, such as kindness or compassion
moribund
about to die or end
patronize
to go to regularly; to treat someone as an inferior
autopsy
the examination of a corpse to determine the cause of death
nascent
emerging; coming into exitence
nonentity
a person or thing of no importance; something that does not exist or exists only in the imagination
matrix
the surroundings within which something begins or develops
naive
childlike; unsophisticated; gullible
progenitor
a direct ancestor; an originator of a line of descent
engender
to give rise to; bring into existence
progeny
children or descendants; offspring
genocide
the planned annihilation of a racial, political, or cultural group
gentry
aristocratic or well bred people; in Britain, the class under the aristocracy
misanthrope
a person who hates all people

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