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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