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gargantuan
[adj] huge; immense
[M]@The MCTC's computer lab is much more gargantuan than my sister's college's.

genocide
[n] the planned murder of an entire group
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[M]@
[RW] genocidal [adj]
martial
[adj] referring to war or soldiers
[M]@ That martial king fomented many wars and ignored the basic need of his people.
[CP] martial law
martial arts
misanthrope
[n] a person who hates or distrusts other people
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[RW] misanthropic [adj]
misanthropy [n]
quixotic
[adj] noble, but not practical; having unreachable ideals; idealistic
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nominal
[adj]1.in name only
[M]@Although my mother is the nominal owner of our house, my father is actually that one pays for and owns it.
2.a very small amount
[M]@ That job is for the charity, so it only pays for the nominal salary.

spartan
[adj] lacking in comfort; requiring self-discipline
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genesis
[n] origin; beginning
[M]@ The genesis of butterflies is caterpillars.
psychosomatic
[adj] referring to physical disorders that are caused by the mind
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anthropological
[adj] referring to the study of human beings
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[RW] anthropologist [n]
anthropology [n]
panorama
[n]1.a clear view over a wide area
[M]@ 2.a wide-ranging survey
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[RW]panoramic [adj]
vivacious
[adj] lively; full of spirit
[M]@ My ten-year-old sister is always vivacious.
[RW] vivacity [n]
psyche
[n] mental state; soul
[M]@ There are some researches showed that classic music can calm the unstable psyche.
pseudonym
[n] assumed name; pen name
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[M]@
[CP] under the pseudonym of
pandemonium
[n] chaos; wild disorder, and noise
[M]@ The super discount sale of that store causes a pandemonium.
vital
[adj]1.referring to life
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2.necessary; essential
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3.lively; full of life; busy
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[CP] vital to
[RW] vitality [n]
chauvinism
[n] prejudiced devotion to a group or country
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[RW] chauvinist [n]
chauvinistic [adj]
philanthropist
[n] one who wishes to help humanity; a person who makes large gifts to charity
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[RW] philanthropic [adj]
philanthropy [n]
boycott
[v] to refuse to use or buy somehting as an act of protest
[B]@ The workers boycott the new exorbitant policy of this company.
[n] the act of boycotting
[M]@ Their unreasonable boycott makes the meeting end without an agreement.
renowned
[adj] famous; well regarded
[M]@ Coco Lee who sings for that movie is a renowned singer in Taiwan.

[RW] renown [n]
odyssey
[n] a long and adventurous journey
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congenital
[adj]1.existing at birth
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2.naturally being a certain way; habitual
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maverick
[n] an independent-minded person who does not confrom or adhere to rules
[M]@ His maverick made this trip to Japan more difficult.

viable
[adj] capable of living; capable of success; workable
[M]@Why don't you take his advice? I think it's viable for this project.