23 terms

Study Guide for 9th grade English Exam

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Monograph
learned treaties on a particular subject; scholarly article
Unisex
not distinguishable as male or female; designed for both sexes
Polymath
person of great and diversified learning
Monorail
railway whose cars are supported on or under a single rail
Unique
being the only one of it's kind; highly unusual
Polyglot
person who speaks or writes several languages
Monotonous
tiresome because of lack of variety
Unicameral
consisting of or having one legislative chamber
Polytechnic
providing instruction in many technical arts and applied sciences
Multinational
having subsidiaries or operations in several countries
Acrophobia
abnormal fear of being in high places
Agoraphobia
abnormal fear of being in crowds, public places, or open areas
Audiophile
one especially interested in highfidelity sound reproduction
Balletomania
exteme enthusiasm for the ballet
Bibliomania
craze for aquiring books, especially rare ones
Bibliophile
person who loves or collect books
Bibliophobe
person with bibliophobia (hatred, fear, or mistrust of books.)
Claustrophobia
dread of being in closed or narrow spaces
Dipsomaniac
person with an uncontrollable craving for alcoholic beverages
Hemophilic
person afflicated with hemophilia, a tendency to bleed excessively from minor injuries; bleeder
Mania
exaggerated enthusiasm; craze; mad impulse
Megalomania
mental disorder characterized by fantasies of grand eur, power, wealth, etc.
Monomania
derangement of the mind on one subject only