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Vocab1

your junior year of english honors 2, getting ready for college.

Terms

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russophobe
one who dislikes russia or russians
philhellenism
support of greece or the greeks
misogamy
hatred of marriage
philogyny
love of women (ant misogyny)
philharmonic
pertaining to musical organization such as a symphony orchestra (originally loving music)
agoraphobia
fear of open spaces
euphemism
substitution of a "good" espression for an unpleasant one
euthenics
science dealing with improving living conditions
misanthrope
hater of humanity (ant philanthropist)
dysentery
inflammation of the large intestine
DYS
bad, ill, difficult
monophobia
fear of being alone
eugenics
science dealing with improving hereditary qualities (e.g., of the human race)
dysphoria
sense of great unhappiness or dissatisfaction (ant euphoria)
misology
hatred of argument, reasoning or discussion
philology
study (love) of language and literature
phobia
fear, dread, aversion
eupepsia
good digestion (ant dyspepsia)
sinophile
supportor of china or the chinese
bibliophile
lover of books (ant bibliophobe)
philatelist
stamp collector
hydrophobia
dread of water / rabies
euthanasia
controversial practice of meraifully putting to death a person suffering fron an incurable, painfully distressing disease (litterally advantegous death)
claustrophobia
fear of enclosed or narrow spaces
anglophobia
dislike of england or english
Phile --at end
one who loves or supports
xenophobia
aversion to foreigners
philanthropist
lover of humanity, person active in promoting human welfare (ant misanthrope)
germanophobia
dislike of germany or germans
misandry
hatred of males
euphoria
sense of great happiness or well being (ant dysphoria)
francophile
supporter of france or the french (ant francophobe)
misanthropy
hatred of humanity ( ant philanthropy)
euphonious
pleasing in sound (ant cacophonous)
philately
collection and study of stamps
dysfunction
abnormal functioning, as of an organ of the body
dysphagia
difficulty swallowing
Acrophobia
fear of being at a great height
misogyny
hatred of women (ant philogyny)
philosopher
lover of, or searcher for, wisdom or knowledge; person who regulates his or her life by the light of reason
anglophile
supporter of england or the english (ant anglophobe)
photophobia
aversion of light
dyspepsia
1) difficult digestion; indigestion (ant eupepsia) 2) ill humor; disgruntlement
PHIL (philo)
loving / fond of
dystopia
imaginary place where living conditions are dreadful (ant utopia)
dystrophy
1)faulty nutrition 2)muscle disorder
philanthropy
love of humanity, especially as shown in donations to charitable and socially useful causes
audiophile
one who is enthusiastic about high / fidelity sound reproduction
eulogize
write or speak in praise of someone ( ant vilify)
dyslexia
impairment of the ability to read
dysphasia
speech difficulty resulting from brain injury
MIS
hate (opposite of phile)

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