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having the worthy qualities of human beings, such as kindness or compassion
humane
a philosophy in which interests and values of human beings are of primary importance
humanism
branches of knowledge concerned with human beings and their cultur: philosophy, literature, and the fine arts, as distinguished from the sciences
humanities
the scientific study of the origins, cultural development, and customs of human beings
anthropology
a person who hates all people
misanthrope
the killing of one person by another; a person who kills another
homicide
having certain characteristics traditionally associated with masculinity, especially physical strength, vitality, and assertiveness
virile
the branch of medicine dealing with disorders and treatment of the reproductive system in women
gynecology
the belief that women should possess the same political and economic rights as men
feminism
a supporter of women's claims to the same rights and treatment as men
feminist
1. a ruler who has absolute or unlimited power; as despot

2. any arrogant, dominating person
autocrat
a person who behaves in a mechanical, routine manner; a robot
automaton
the condition of being self-governing; independence
autonomy
the examination of a corpse tod etermine the cause of death
autopsy
conceit; valuing everything according to one's personal interest; excessive confidence in the rightness of one's own opinion
egoism
a record of descent from one's ancestors; the study of family records
genealogy
the planned annihilation of a racial, political, or cultural group
genocide
a type, class, or category, especially of fine art or literature
genre
well-mannered; refined; polite.
genteel
anyone not of the jewish faith
gentile
1. aristocratic or well-bred people

2. In Britain, the class under the aristocracy
gentry
having parts that are unrelated or completely different
heterogeneous
1. of the same kind or sort

2. composed of parts that are alike
homogeneous
existing at birth but not hereditary
congenital
to give rise to; to bring into existence
engender
1. a beginning or origin

2. the first book of the Old Testament
genesis
1. Occurring in or characterizing an area; native

2. inborn
indigeneous
cleverly inventive and resourceful
ingenious
a direct ancestor; an originator of a line of descent
progenitor
children or descendants; offspring
progeny