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  • 1. Tiffany Meade
    Root words
    • Root= ami (love)
    • 2. Word= Amiable
    • 3. Definition= noun- friendly and pleasant
    • 4. Root=ami (love)
    • 5. Word=Amicus Curiae
    • 6. Definition=noun-friend of the court
    • 7. Root=aqua/aque (water)
    • 8. Word=aquamarine
    • 9. Definition= noun- light blue-green or greenish blue
    • 10. Root=aqua/aque (water)
    • 11. Word= Aqua vitae
    • 12. Definition= noun-alcohol
    • 13. Root= Audi (hear)
    • 14. Word=audiology
    • 15. Definition= noun- the study of hearing disorders
    • 16. Root= Audi (hear)
    • 17. Word=auditory
    • 18. Definition=adjective-pertaining to hearing
    • 19. Root=anthrop(human, man)
    • 20. Word=anthropic
    • 21. Definition=adjective-pertaining to human beings or their span of existence on earth
    • 22. Root=anthrop (human, man)
    • 23. Word=anthropocentric
    • 24. Definition=adjective-regarding the human being as the central fact of the universe
    • 25. Root=bio (life)
    • 26. Word=biocide
    • 27. Definition=noun-any chemical that destroys life by poisoning
    • 28. Root=bio (life)
    • 29. Word=biota
    • 30. Definition=the animals, plants, fungi
    • 31. Root=Demo (people)
    • 32. Word=demo
    • 33. Definition=noun-demonstration
    • 34. Root=demo (people)
    • 35. Word=democratic
    • 36. Definition=adjective-pertaining to or the nature of democracy or a democracy
    • 37. Root=derm (skin)
    • 38. Word=derm
    • 39. Definition=noun- a navigational device for making a nearby object conspicuous on a radarscope
    • 40. Root=derm (skin)
    • 41. Word=dermal
    • 42. Definition=adjective-of or pertaining to the skin
    • 43. Root=hemo/hema/hem (blood)
    • 44. Word=hematite
    • 45. Definition=noun- a very common mineral, iron oxide, occurring in steel-gray to black crystals and in earthy red masses
    • 46. Root=hema/hemo/hem (blood)
    • 47. Word=hemp
    • 48. Definition=noun-the tough fiber of this plant, used for making rope, coarse fiber
    • 49. Root=magn (large)
    • 50. Word=magna mater
    • 51. Definition=noun-Cybele, ops; rhea
    • 52. Root=magn (large)
    • 53. Word=magna carta
    • 54. Definition=noun-any fundamental constitution or law guaranteeing rights and liberties
    • 55. Root=mater (mother)
    • 56. Word=maternal
    • 57. Definition=adjective-of, pertaining to, having the qualities of, or befitting a mother
    • 58. Root=mater (mother)
    • 59. Word=stabat mater
    • 60. Definition=noun- a musical setting for this
    • 61. Root=min (small)
    • 62. Word=mina
    • 63. Definition=noun-an ancient unit of weight and value equal to the sixtieth part of a talent
    • 64. Root=min (small)
    • 65. Word=minie ball
    • 66. Definition=noun-a conical bullet with a hollow base that expanded when fired, used in the 19th century
    • 67. Root=mis (bad)
    • 68. Word=misanthrope
    • 69. Definition=noun-hater of mankind
    • 70. Root=mis (bad)
    • 71. Word=misoneism
    • 72. Definition=noun-hatred or dislike of what is new or represents change
    • 73. Root= pater (father)
    • 74. Word=paternity
    • 75. Definition=noun-the state of being a father; fatherhood
    • 76. Root=pater (father)
    • 77. Word=paterfamilias
    • 78. Definition=noun-the male head of a household or family, usually the father
    • 79. Root=phon/phono (sound)
    • 80. Word=phoneme
    • 81. Definition=noun-any of a small set of units
    • 82. Root=phon/phono (sound)
    • 83. Word=phonograph
    • 84. Definition=noun-any sound-reproducing machine using records in the form of cylinders or disks
    • 85. Root=psych (mind)
    • 86. Word= psych
    • 87. Definition=verb-to intimidate or frighten psychologically, or make nervous
    • 88. Root=psych (mind)
    • 89. Word=psychedelic
    • 90. Definition=noun- a psychedelic drug
    • 91. Root=therm (heat)
    • 92. Word=thermonuclear
    • 93. Definition=adjective-of, pertaining to, or involving a thermonuclear reaction
    • 94. Root=therm (heat)
    • 95. Word=thermodynamics
    • 96. Definition=noun- the science concerned with the relations between heat and mechanical energy or work, and the conversion of one into the other: modern thermodynamics deals with the properties of systems for the description of which temperature is a necessary coordinate.
    • 97. Root= vit (life)
    • 98. Word=vituperation
    • 99. Definition=noun- verbal abuse or castigation; violent denunciation or condemnation
    • 100. Root=vit (life)
    • 101. Word= vitality
    • 102. Definition=noun-exuberant physical strength or mental vigor
    • 103. Root=tele (far away)
    • 104. Word= televangelist
    • 105. Definition=noun-an evangelist who regularly conducts religious services on television
    • 106. Root=tele (far away)
    • 107. Word=telemeter
    • 108. Definition=noun-any of certain devices or attachments for determining distances by measuring the angle subtending a known distance
    • 109. Root= a/an (not, without)
    • 110. Word=anacoluthon
    • 111. Definition=noun-a construction involving a break in grammatical sequence
    • 112. Root= a/an (not, without)
    • 113. Word=anasazi
    • 114. Definition=adjective-of, pertaining to, or characteristic of this culture or its people
    • 115. Root= un (not)
    • 116. Root= anti (against)
    • 117. Root= auto (self)
    • 118. Root= bene (good)
    • 119. Root= circum (around)
    • 120. Root= dis (apart, not)
    • 121. Root=hetero (different)
    • 122. Root= homo (same)
    • 123. Root= Hyper (over)
    • 124. Root= mal/male (bad,evil)
    • 125. Root= micro (small)
    • 126. Root= Post (after)
    • 127. Root= pre (before)
    • 128. Root= centi (hundred)
    • 129. Root= milli (thousand)
    • 130. Root= nano (billion)
    • 131. Root= mono (one)
    • 132. Root= di (two)
    • 133. Root= tri (three)
    • 134. Root= tetra (four)
    • 135. Root= penta (five)
    • 136. Root= hexa (six)
    • 137. Root= hepta (seven)
    • 138. Root= octa (eight)
    • 139. Root= -cide (killing, kill)
    • 140. Root= -ism (the belief in)
    • 141. Root= -ist (one who believes, studies/practices)
    • 142. Root= -logy (study in the field of)
    • 143. Root= -oid (resembling, like-shaped)
    • 144. Root= -phobia (exaggerated fear)
    • 145. Root= -arium (a place of)