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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