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Friday word: Misopolemist

Misopolemist (n): one who hates war and strife.

Etymology: Greek mis-, miso-, hate, + polemic, : a strong written or spoken attack against someone else's opinions, beliefs, practices, etc., French polémique, from Middle French, from polemique controversial, from Greek polemikos warlike, hostile, from polemos war; perhaps akin to Greek pelemizein to shake, Old English ealfelo baleful.

Source: http://mentalfloss.com/article/53608/11-words-people-who-hate-certain-things (some other interesting words there, check it out)
Tags: french, greek, m, noun, wordsmith: med_cat
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