vocab vocab vocab#3

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vocab vocab vocab#3
2013-12-05 01:03:10
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  1. anarchy
    state of lawlessness and disorder usually resulting from a failure of government
  2. gynarchy
    government by a woman
  3. polyandry
    the possession by a woman of multiple husbands
  4. polychromatic
    having or exhibiting many colors
  5. philanderer
    a man who seeks many women and has short relationships with them
  6. philanthropic
    generous in assistance to the poor
  7. audiophile
    one who is enthusiastic about sound reprodution
  8. preclude
    have the affect to prevent to make him possible
  9. precocious
    characteristic of exceptionally early development
  10. precursor
    an indication of the approach of something or someone
  11. hierarchy
    a series of ordered groupings of people or things in a system
  12. monarchy
    state or government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of a single person
  13. polygamy
    possessions by a male of a number of wives at the same time
  14. polygenesis
    the theory that living organisms originate in cells of different kinds instead of a single cell
  15. bibliophile
    someone who loves and usually collects books
  16. philodemic
    worship of the devil
  17. philodendron
    various climbing tropical american plant
  18. predilection
    a predisposition in favor of something
  19. preface
    a short introductory essay proceeding a text of a book
  20. prejudice
    partiality that prevents objective thought, a bias
  21. oligarchy
    a form of government in which total power is placed in the hands of a few
  22. patriarchy
    a form of social organization in which a male is the head and title is traced in the male line
  23. polyglot
    having a command of many languages
  24. polygon
    plain figure having many angles and consequently many sides
  25. philogynist
    a lover or friend of many women
  26. hemophiliac
    someone who is subject to uncontrollable bleeding
  27. prelude
    a proceeding event of something to come
  28. prelusive
    an introductory
  29. prenatal
    occurring or existing prior to birth
  30. aristocracy
    a privileged class holding hereditary titles
  31. autocracy
    political system governed by a single individual
  32. polymorphic
    having or occurring with several distinct forms
  33. polyphony
    music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
  34. polytheism
    a belief in many gods
  35. philology
    the study of language and literature
  36. thermophile
    requiring high temperature for normal development
  37. prerogative
    a right reserved exclusively for a particular person or group
  38. presage
    a foreboding designed to chare
  39. preside
    to lead