Word Wealth 5

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Word Wealth 5
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  1. shapeless; having no definite form; unorganized
    amorphous
  2. curved inward, creating a hollow space
    concave
  3. outline of a figure
    contour
  4. twist out of shape; change from true meaning
    distort
  5. capable of being shaped by hammering, as a metal; adaptable
    malleable
  6. rounded out; plump; full-toned
    rotund
  7. bending in and out; winding; serpentine
    sinuous
  8. balanced in arrangement; capable of division by a central line into similar halves
    symmetrical
  9. balance; harmony
    symmetry
  10. deserving serious attention; weighty; momentous
    grave
  11. of little or no value; trifling; worthless; useless
    nugatory
  12. practically worthless; trashy; piddling; petty
    paltry
  13. chief; above others; supreme
    paramount
  14. bearing upon the matter in hand; pertinent
    relevant
  15. pretending to be shy
    coy
  16. falsely modest or serious; coy; grave; prim
    demure
  17. lacking self confidence; unduly timid; shy
    diffident
  18. not thinking too highly of one's merits; unpretentious; humble
    modest
  19. freedom from conceit or vanity; unpretentiousness; humility
    modesty
  20. of settled, quiet disposition; sedate
    staid
  21. shameless; impudent; made of brass or bronze
    brazen
  22. excessive concern for oneself; selfishness; conceit
    egoism
  23. done to impress others; showy; pretentious
    ostentatious
  24. thinking too highly of oneself; arrogant; presumptuous
    overweening
  25. too free in speech or action; bold; saucy; impertinent
    pert
  26. conceited; excessively proud or concerned about one's personal appearance or achievements; empty; worthless; futile
    vain
  27. excessively proud or boastful; elated by vanity
    vainglorious
  28. condition of being too vain about one's appearance or acheivements; conceit
    vanity
  29. fear of being at a great height
    acrophobia
  30. fear of open spaces
    agoraphobia
  31. dislike of England or the English
    anglophobia
  32. fear of enclosed or narrow spaces
    claustrophobia
  33. dislike of germany or the germans
    germanophobia
  34. morbid fear of water; rabies
    hydrophobia
  35. fear of being alone
    monophobia
  36. fear; dread; aversion
    phobia
  37. morbid aversion to light
    photophobia
  38. aversion to foreigners
    xenophobia
  39. one who dislikes russia or the russians
    russophobe
  40. lover of humanity; person active in promoting human welfare
    philanthropist
  41. love of humanity, especially as shown in donations to charitable and socially useful causes
    philanthropy
  42. stamp collector
    philatelist
  43. collection and study of stamps
    philately
  44. pertaining to a musical organization, such as a symphony orchestra
    philharmonic
  45. support of Greece or the Greeks
    philhellenism
  46. love of women
    philogyny
  47. study of language and literature
    philology
  48. lover of, or searcher for, wisdom or knowledge; person who regulates his or her life by the light of reason
    philosopher
  49. supporter of england or the english
    anglophile
  50. one who is enthusiastic about high fidelity sound reproduction on records and tapes
    audiophile
  51. lover of books
    bibliophile
  52. supporter of france or the french
    francophile
  53. hatred of males
    misandry
  54. hater of humanity
    misanthrope
  55. hatred of humanity
    misanthropy
  56. hatred of marriage
    misogamy
  57. hatred of women
    misogyny
  58. hatred of argument, reasoning, or discussion
    misology
  59. hatred of anything new
    misoneism

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