a word's origin and history--how a word comes to have the meaning it has--its root, the language, etc.
excessive self-love--named after narcissus, the young Greek who was so handsome he saw his reflection in
a pond and was so attracted by it that he tried
to embrace it and fell in the pond and drowned.
a particular position, point, or place where something is located--from the same root as the words location, local, etc.--a term frequently used in math
not excluding any section of society or any party involved in something--deliberately choosing to
include rather than exclude someone or something
QUID PRO QUO
from the Latin which means "something for something"; If someone does something for you, and you do something in return; in other words you reciprocate the other person's action
an attractive appearance that covers or disguises something's true nature or appearance--e.g., a thin walnut veneer covering a table made of pine
prohibited or restricted by social custom (set apart, forbidden)example: stereotypically, what questions are taboo to ask of women--how old are you? how much do you weigh?
providing psychological relief through the expression of strong emotions--e.g. watching a sad movie
and crying can provide a cathartic release
an absence of emotion or enthusiasm; a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest--"She was apathetic and had no school spirit."