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humanus
human being
humane
having worthy qualities of a human being, such as kindness or compassion
humanism
a philosophy in which interests and values of human beings are of primary importance

humanist-n
humanistic-adj
humanities
branches of knowledge concerned with human beings and their culture: philosophy, literature, and the fine arts, as distinguished from the sciences
anthopos
human being, man
anthropology
scientific study of the origins, cultural development, and customs of human beings
misanthrope
a person who hates all people
homicide
killing of one person by another, a person who kills another
virile
having certain characteristics traditionally asociated with masculinity, especially physical strength, virality, and assertiveness
gynecology
branch of medicine dealing with disorders and treatment of the reproductive system in women
feminism
the belief that women should possess the same political and economic rights as men
feminist
supporter of women's claims to the same rights and treatment as men
autocrat
a ruler who has absolute or unlimited power, a despot or an arrogant, dominating person
automaton
a person who behaves in a mechanical, routine manner, a robot
autonomy
the condition of being self-governing; independence
autopsy
the examinatin of a corpse to determine the cause of death
egoism
conceit, excessive confidence in the rightness of one's own opinion
genealogy
a record of descent from ones ancestors, study of family records
genocide
planned annihilation of aracial, political, or cultural group
genre
a type, class, or category, especially of fine art or literature
genteel
well mannered, refined, polite
gentile
anyone not of the jewish faith
gentry
aristocratic or well-bred people
heterogenous
having parts that are unrelated or completely different
homogenous
of the same kind or sort
congenital
existing at birth but not hereditary
engender
to give rise to-to bring into existence
genesis
a beginning or origin
indigenous
occuring in or characterizing an area, native/inborn
ingenious
cleverly inventive and resourceful
progenitor
a direct ancestor; an originator of a line of descent
progeny
childen or descendents;offpsring