Chapter 5 & 6: Feelings

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amicable

friendly; peaceable

amity

friendship; friendly relations

enamored

in love with; charmed by

inimical

harmful

odious

hateful; distasteful

bibliophile

a lover of books

philander

to engage in casual love affairs (referring to men)

philanthropy

goodwill to fellow human beings; a charitable gift, act, or organization

phobia

strong, irrational fear or hatred

acrophobia

fear of heights

hydrophobia

fear of water; rabies

xenophobia

fear or hatred of what is strange or foreign, or of foreigners

appease

to calm; to satisfy or relieve

pacific

peaceful; serene

pacify

to calm; to make quiet; to end war or violence

antipathy

a hatred or dislike

apathy

lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or excitement; indifference

empathy

the ability to identify with someone else and understand that person's situation of feelings

pathological

referring to pathology, the study of disease; caused by disease; abnormal in behavior

pathos

a feeling of sympathy; a quality that arouses pity or tenderness

misogamy

Hatred of marriage

misogyny

hatred of women

dysentery

severe diarrhea

dyslexia

a serious difficulty learning to read in the usual way

covet

to crave or desire, especially something belonging to someone else

cupidity

greed; avarice

complacent

self-satisfied, smug

implacable

impossible to calm or appease

placate

to calm; to pacify; to appease

placid

Showing calmness, peacefulness, or composure

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