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VCR C Lesson 1 9th

Vocabulary Classical Roots C Lesson 1 The Person

anthropology The scientific study of the origins, cultural development, customs of human beings.
autocrat 1. A ruler who has absolute or unlimited power; a despot. 2. Any arrogant, dominating person.
automaton A person who behaves in a mechanical, routine manner; a robot.
autonomy The condition of being selfgoverning; independence.
autopsy The examination of a corpse to determine the cause of death.
egoism Conceit; valuing everything according to one's personal interest; excessive confidence in the rightness of one's own opinion.
feminism The belief that women should posess the same political and economic rights as men.
gynecology The branch of medicine dealing with disorders and treatment of the reproductive system in women.
homicide The killing of one person by another; a person who kills another.
humane Having the worthy qualities of human beings, such as kindness or compassion.
humanism A philosophy in which interests and values of human beings are of primary importance.
humanities Branches of knowledge concerned with human beings and there culture: philosophy, literature, and the fine arts, as distinguished from the sciences.
misanthrope A person who hates all people.
virile Having certain characteristics traditionally associated with masculinity, especially physical stength, vitality, and assertiveness.
GYNE G "woman"
FEMINA L "woman"
VIR L "man"
HOMI-, HOMIN L "human being"
ANTHROPOS G "human being"
HUMANUS L "human being"
AUTOS G "self"
feminist A supporter of women's claims to the same rights and treatment as men.
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