Vocabulary From Classical Roots Book C lesson 6

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Antipathy

n. A hatred or dislike

Apathy

n. Lack of feeling, energy, or interest
2. Indifference

Empathy

n. The ability to identify with someone else and understand that person's situation of feelings

Pathological

adj. the study of disease
2. Caused by disease
3. Abnormal in behavior

Pathos

n. A feeling of sympathy; a quality that arouses pity or tenderness

Misogamy

n. Hatred of marriage

Misogyny

n. Hatred of women

Dysentery

n. Severe Diarrhea

Dyslexia

n. A serious difficulty learning to read in the usual way

Covet

tr. v. To crave or desire, especially something belonging to someone else

Cupidity

n. Greed; avarice

Complacent

adj. Self-satisfied; smug

Implacable

adj. Impossible to calm or appease

Placate

tr. v. To calm; to pacify; to appease

Placid

adj. Showing calmness, peacefulness, or composure

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