heterdox

adj.
dokein "to appear" "to seem" "to think"
doxa "opinion" "judgement"
Not in agreement with accepted beliefs; holding unorthodox opinions.

Hippies are known for their heterodox personalities, their constant fighting of social norms and indifferent attitudes towards the modern opinions of the world.



physiognomy

noun
gignoskein "to know"
The art of judging human character by facial features; facial features when regarded as revealing character.

The physiognomy of the wrinkles on her forehead led the doctor to believe that she was overwhelmed, tense and stressed.



amnesty

noun
mnemonikos "mindful"
A general pardon for offenders, especially for political offenses.

When a student is not wearing his or her name badge, he/she is granted amnesty if the incident has only occurred once before.



frenetic

adj.
phren, phrenos "heart" "mind" "midriff"
Frantic; frenzied

The frenetic mother yelled at her four children to quiet down while she was on the telephone.  She then wished that she did not have so many kids.

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