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fear of being at a great height
acrophobia
fear of open spaces
agoraphobia
dislike of England or the English
anglophobia
fear of enclosed or narrow spaces
claustrophobia
dislike of Germany or the Germans
Germanophobia
1.morbid (abnormal) fear of water
2. rabies
hydrophobia
fear of being alone
monophobia
fear; dread; aversion
phobia
morbid aversion to light
photophobia
aversion to foreigners
xenophobia
lover of humanity; person active in promoting human welfare
philanthropist
love of humanity, especially as shown in donations to charitable and socially useful causes
philanthropy
stamp collector
philatelist
collection and study of stamps
philately
pertaining to a musical organization, such as a symphony orchestra
philharmonic
support of Greece or the Greeks
philhellenism
love of women
philogyny
study (love) of language and literature
philology
lover of, or searcher for, wisdom or knowledge; person who regulates his or her life by the light or reason
philosopher
supporter of England or the English
anglophile
one who is enthusiasic about high-fidelity sound reproduction on records and tapes
audiophile
lover of books
bibliophile
supporter of France or the French
Francophile
hatred of males
misandry
hater of humanity
misanthrope
hatred of humanity
misanthopy
hatred of marriage
misogamy
hatred of women
misogyny
hatred of argument;reasoning
misology
hatred of anything new
misoneism
inflammation of the large intestine
dysentery
abnormal functioning, as of an organ of the body
dysfunction
impairment of the ability to read
dyslexia
expressing disapproval or censure; uncomplimentary
dyslogistic
difficult digestion; indigestion
dyspepsia
difficulty in swallowing
dysphagia
speech difficulty resulting from brain injury
dysphasia
sense of great unhappiness or dissatisfaction
dysphoria
imaginary place where living conditions are dreadful
dystopia
faulty nutrition
dystrophy
science dealing with improving the hereditary
eugenics
write or speak in praise of someone
eulogize
good digestion
eupepsia
substitution of a "good" expression for an unpleasant one.
euphemism
pleasing in sound (cacophonous)
euphonious
sense of great happiness or well-being
euphoria
controversial practice of mercifully putting to death a person suffering from an incurable, painfully distressing disease
euthanasia
science dealing with inproving living conditions
euthenics
great world
macrocosm
horizontal mark indicating that the vowel over which it is placed is long
macron
large enough to be visible to the naked eye
macroscopic
microscopic living animal or plant; microorganism
microbe
agent that destroys microbes
microbicide
having small teeth
microdont
film of very small size
microfilm
millionth of a gram
microgram
millionth of a meter
micrometer
microscopic living animal or plant
microorgranism
millionth of a second
microsecond
surgery with the aid of microscopes and minute instruments or laser beams
microsurgery
millionth of a volt
microvolt
millionth of a watt
microwatt
1. very short electromagnetic wave
2. microwave oven (oven that cooks quickly by using microwaves)
microwave
not moral; without a sense of moral responsiblity
amoral
without definite form or shape
amorphous
total absence of rule or goverment; confunsion; disorder
anarchy
lack of normal number of red blood cells
anemia
loss of feeling or sensation resulting from ether, chloroform, novacaine, etc.
anesthesia
drug that produces anesthesia
anesthetic
destitute of (without) water
anhydrous
not normal; abnormal
anomalous
deviation from the common rule
anomaly
nameless; of unknown or unnamed origin
anonymous
deprivation of (state of being without) oxygen
anoxia
temporary cessation of breathing
apnea
free from disease-causing microorganisms
aseptic
showing no symtoms of disease
asymptomatic
godlessness; denial of the existence of a Supreme Being
atheism
lack of growth form disuse or want of nourishment
(ant.hypertrophy, enlargement of a body part, as fromf excessive use)
atrophy
unlike the typical
atypical
rule by a single person
monarchy
of one color
monochromatic
eyeglass for one eye
monocle
marriage with one mate at a time
monogamy
two or mor eletters interwoven to represent a name
monogram
written account of a single thing or class of things
monograph
single stone of large size
monolith
long speech by a person in a group
monologue
excessive concentration on one idea or subject
monomania
having a single form
monomorphic
having one syllable
monosyllabic
belief that there is one God
monotheism
continuing in an unchanging tone; wearying
monotonous
rule by many
polyarchy
having a variety of colors; multicolored
polychromatic
marriage to several mates at the same time
polygamy
speaking several languages
polyglot
person who speaks serveral languages
polyglot
closed plane figure having, literally, "many angles"-and therefore many sides
polygon
having various forms
polymorphic
having many sounds or voices

(ant. monophonic)
polyphonic
having more than three syllables
polysyllabic
dealing with many technical arts or sciences
polytechnic
belief that there is a plurality of gods
polytheism