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25 terms

Mrs. Brown's English III Midterm Vocab

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Philanthropy
love of humanity; especially as shown in donations to charitable and socially useful causes
Agoraphobia
fear of open space
Philately
collection and study of stamps
Germanophobia
dislike of Germany or Germans
Philharmonic
pertaining to a musical organization, such as a symphony orchestra
Photophobia
aversion to light
Philatelist
stamp collector
Philhellenism
support of Greece or the Greeks
Phobia
fear; dread; aversion
Anglophobia
dislike of England or the English
Philanthropist
lover of humanity; person active in promoting human welfare
Philogyny
love of women
Philology
study (love) of language and literature
Xenophobia
aversion to foreigners
Philosopher
lover of, or searcher for, wisdom or knowledge; person who regulates his or her life by the light of reason
Claustrophobia
fear of enclosed or narrow spaces
Anglophile
supporter of England or the English
Hydrophobia
dread of water
Monophobia
fear of being alone
Audiophile
one who is enthusiastic about high-fidelity sound reproduction
Acrophobia
fear of being at a great height
Bibliophile
lover of books
Francophile
supporter of France or the French
Sinophile
supporter of China or the Chinese
Podiatrist
chiropodist (one who treats ailments of the human foot)