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acrophobia
fear of heights
agoraphobia
fear of open spaces
anglophobia
dislike of england of the english
clasutrophobia
fear of enclosed or narrow spaces
germanophobia
dislike of german or the germans
hydrophobia
dread of water, rabies
monophobia
fear of being alone
phobia
fear, dread, aversion
photophobia
aversio to light
xenophobia
aversion to foreigners
russophobe
one who dislikes russe or the russians
philanthropist
lover of humanity
philatelist
stamp collector
philately
collection and study of stamps
philharmonic
pertaining to a musical organization
philhellenism
support of Greece
philogyny
love of women
philology
study of language and literature
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 english
audiophile
one who is enthusiastic aout high-fidelity sound reproduction
bibliophile
lover of books
francophile
supporter of france
sinophile
supporter of china or the chinese
misandry
hatred of males
misantrhope
hater of humanity
misogamy
hatred of marriage
misogyny
hatred of argument, reasoning, or discussion
misoneism
hatred of anything new
dysentry
inflammation of large intestine
dyslogistic
expressing disapproval or censure, uncomplimentary
dyspepsia
difficult digestion, ill humor
dysphagia
difficult swallowing
dysphasia
speech difficulty resulting from brain injury
dysphoria
sense of great unhappiness or dissatisfaction
dystopia
imaginary place where living conditions are dreadful
dystrophy
1. faulty nutritioun, 2. muscle disorder
eugenics
sceince dealing with improving hereditary qualities
eupepsia
good digestion
euphemism
substition of a good expression for an unpleasant one
euphonious
pleasing in sound
euphoria
sense of great happiness or well-being
euthenics
science dealing with improving living conditions
amorphous
without definite form
anhydrous
destitute of water
anomaly
deviation from the common rule
anomalous
not normal
anoxia
deprivation of oxygen
apnea
temporary cessation of breathing
aseptic
free from disease-causing mircroorganism
atrophy
lack of growth as from disuse
monocle
eyeglass for one eye
monogamy
marriage with one mate at a time
monograph
written account of a single thing or class of things
monolithic
massive and rigidly uniform
monomania
excessive concentration on one idea or subject
polyglot
speaking several languages
polygon
closed plane figure having, literally, many angles and therefore many sides
antipathy
aversion, dislike
homeopathy
treatment of disease with minute doses of a remedy
osteopath
practitioner of osteopathy
pathogenic
causing disase
pathological
due to disease
amorphous
having no definite form, shapeless, unorganized
anthropomorphic
attributing human form or characteristics to beings not human, especially gods
dimorphous
occuring under two distinct forms
endomorphic
having a formm deriving largely from the embryo's inner layer; having a heavy body build
heteromorphic
exhibiting diversity of form
metamorphosis
change of form
monomorphic
having a single form
morphology
brnch of biology dealing with the form and structure of animals and plants, form and structure of an organism or any of its parts