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anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
empirical - based on experience
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
creep - move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.
disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons