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odyssey

odi-se
(noun)
1. a long and adventurous journey

2. Space travel is an odyssey.
anthropological

an thr -p loj i-k l
(adjective)
1. referring to the study of human beings

2. When I took a anthropological class, I studied about the culture of different contries.
quixotic

kwik-sotik
(adjective)
1. idealistic

2. His opinion is quixotic because he always thinks the best of everthing.
philanthropist

fi-lanthr -pist
(noun)
1. one who wishes to help humanity

2. The philanthropist who has the biggest food company in Japan built the public nature park for his community.
pandemonium

pand -mone- m
(noun)
1. chaos; wild disorder

2. I went to punk concert, and it was utter pandemonium.
pseudonym

soodn-im
(noun)
1. assumed name; pen name

2. When I contributed something to the newspaper, I always used a pseudonym.
chauvinism

shov -niz m
(noun)
1. prejudiced devotion to a group or country.

2. Many years ago Japan was achauvinistic country because women were denided the rights to do many things.
genocide

jen -sid
(noun)
1. the planned murder of an entire group

2. When I was watching TV, I saw many people die who belived in different religions, this is known to be genocide.
martial

marsh l
(adjective)
1. referring to war orsoldiers.

2. My brother is very good at martial arts.
congenital

k n-jeni-t l
(adjective)
1. existing at birth; naturally being a certain way

2. I have a birth mark which is congenital.
panorama

pan -ram-
(noun)
1. a clear view over a wild area; a wide-ranging survey.

2. I like to take panorama pictures.
genesis

jeni-sis
(noun)
1. origin; beginning

2. Nobody knows who is the genesis of this world, but the Bible says it is God.
psychosomatic

si-ko-so-matik
(adjective)
1. referring to physical disorders that are caused by the mind.

2. I do not like to be around cats, but I know it's only psychosomatic.
misanthrope

mis n-throp
(noun)
1. a person who hates or distrusts other people

2. My grandfather is a misanthrope, so he always stays in the house and does not like go out.
spartan

spartn
(adjective)
1. lacking in comfort

2. Quitting smoking requires a spartan effort.
renowned

ri-nound
(adjective)
1. famous

2. The restaurant near my house is renowned for pizza.
psyche

sike
(noun)
1. mind; soul

2. Everyone's psyche is different, so it is hard to tell other person's thought.
viable

vi -b l
(adjective)
1. workable; capable of living

2. The cockroach is viable because it can live anywhere.
boycott

boikot
(verb, noun)
1. to refuse to use or buy something as an act of protest(verb); the act of boycotting(noun)

2. I'm boycotting the bus, because everytime I ride the driver in not nice.
nominal

nom -n l
(adjective)
1. in name only; a very small amount

2. I bought a car, so I have a nominal amount of money in my bank account.
maverick

mav r-ik
(noun)
1. an independent-minded person who does not conform or adhere to rules.

2.The current governor of MN, Jesse Ventura is a maverick.
vital

vitl
(adjective)
1. refering to life; necessary; busy; lively

2. Preparation and review are vital for students to get good grades.
gargantuan

gar-ganchoo- n
(adjective)
1. super huge

2. The UofM is a gargantuan school.
vivacious

vi-vash s
(adjective)
1. lively

2. My puppy is very vivacious. He never clams down because he has so much energy.