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vital (adj)
vit'l
referring to life, necessary; essential
Water, sleep are vital for life.
Pandemonium(noun)
pan da- mo'ne-am
chas, wild disorder, and noise
pandemonium broke out when people realize they were trapped inside the burning building.
Genocide(noun)
jen a-sid
The planned murder of an entire group
The genocide of sep.11th attack changed a lot of peoples life.
anthropological (adj)
an'thra-pa-loj'i-kal
referring to the study of human beings
i learned anthropologi in history class.
Genesis (noun)
jen i-sis
origin:beginning
The beginning of he bible is genesis.
Maverick(noun)
mav'ar-ik
an independent-minded person who does not conform or adhere to rules
I am very marverick when it comes to my school work and living on my own.
Nominal(adj)
nom a-nal
In name only
For this year my financial aid a nominal sum of 1500 dollar.
philanthropist(noun)
fi-lan'thra-pist
one who wishes to help humanity;a person who makes large gifts to charity
vivacious (adj)
vi-va'shas
lively; full of spirit
Recerchers said vivacious person has the chance to live longer.
Odyssey(noun)
od'i-se
a long and adventurous journey
I was very tired from the odyssey to china.
Pseudonym(noun)
sood'n-im
Assumed name; pen name
Martin lorens did a movie under the pseudonym of the funy guy.
congenital(adj)
kan-jen'i-tal
existing at birth
My sister has a congenital bith mark on her right hand.
renowned (adj)
ri-nound
famouus; well regarded
Most of the renowned people are rich.
spartan(adj)
spar'tn
lacking in comfort; requiring self-discipline
My spartan routine includs walking the dog each day.
Viable (adj)
vi'a-bal
Capable of living; capable of success; workable
Mosquito eggs remain viable for four years, awaiting enough rain to hatch.
misanthrope (noun)
mis'an-throp
a person who hates or distrusts other people
Boycott(verb,noun)
boi'kot'
to refuse to use or buy something as an act of protest
Last week there was a boycott act to stop war with betweem the USA and irack.
quixotic(adj)
kwik-sot'ik
noble, but not practical; having unreachable ideals; idealistic
There are people who have quixotic by saying they will see god in person.
Gargantuan(adj)
gar-gan'choo-en
huge; immense
Money is a gargantuan problem in Third World countries.
Panorama(noun)
pan'a-ram'-a
a clear view over a ide area
i love to wach the sun set panorama on the beach.
Psychosomatic(adj)
si'ko-so-mat'ik
refering to physical disorders that are caused by the mind
psychosomatic led Tom to think slowly.
Chauvinism(noun)
sho'va-niz'em
prejudiced devotion to a group or country
Its not good to be a chauvinism person.
psyche(noun)
si'ke
mental state; soul
If we all belive in jesus our psyche will go to haven.
Martial(adj)
mar'shel
referring to war or soldiers
I wached a movie last night, about US martial in vitnam.