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  1. Anachronism
    • 1.
    • something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time, especially a thing or person that belongs to an earlier time: The sword is an anachronism in modern warfare.
  2. Amoral
    • 1.
    • not involving questions of right or wrong; without moral quality; neither moral nor immoral.
    • 2.
    • having no moral standards, restraints, or principles; unaware of or indifferent to questions of right or wrong: a completely amoral person.
  3. Amorphous
    • 1.
    • lacking definite form; having no specific shape; formless: the amorphous clouds.
    • 2.
    • of no particular kind or character; indeterminate; having no pattern or structure; unorganized: an amorphous style; an amorphous personality.
    • 3.
    • Petrog. , Mineral. occurring in a mass, as without stratification or crystalline structure.
  4. Pathos
    • 1.
    • the quality or power in an actual life experience or in literature, music, speech, or other forms of expression, of evoking a feeling of pity or compassion.
  5. Antipathy
    • 1.
    • a natural, basic, or habitual repugnance; aversion.
    • 2.
    • an instinctive contrariety or opposition in feeling.
    • 3.
    • an object of natural aversion or habitual dislike.
  6. Parity
    • 1.
    • equality, as in amount, status, or character.
  7. Disparate
    • - adjective
    • 1.
    • distinct in kind; essentially different; dissimilar: disparate ideas.
  8. Disparity
    • 1.
    • lack of similarity or equality; inequality; difference: a disparity in age; disparity in rank.
  9. Miscreant
    • 1.
    • depraved, villainous, or base.
    • 2.
    • Archaic . holding a false or unorthodox religious belief; heretical.
    • - noun
    • 3.
    • a vicious or depraved person; villain.
    • 4.
    • Archaic . a heretic or infidel.
  10. Misanthrope
    a hater of humankind.
  11. Anthropology
    • 1.
    • the science that deals with the origins, physical and cultural development, biological characteristics, and social customs and beliefs of humankind.
    • 2.
    • the study of human beings' similarity to and divergence from other animals.
    • 3.
    • the science of humans and their works.
    • 4.
    • Also called philosophical anthropology. the study of the nature and essence of humankind.
  12. Philanthropy
    • 1.
    • altruistic concern for human welfare and advancement, usually manifested by donations of money, property, or work to needy persons, by endowment of institutions of learning and hospitals, and by generosity to other socially useful purposes.
    • 2.
    • the activity of donating to such persons or purposes in this way: to devote one's later years to philanthropy.
    • 3.
    • a particular act, form, or instance of this activity: The art museum was their favorite philanthropy.
  13. Androgynous
    being both male and female; hermaphroditic.
  14. Misogyny
    hatred, dislike, or mistrust of women.
  15. Technophobia
    abnormal fear of or anxiety about the effects of advanced technology.

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Ssat vocab (1).txt
2012-07-03 21:12:12
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