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  • Tiffany Meade
    Root words
    • Root= ami (love)
    • Word= Amiable
    • Definition= noun- friendly and pleasant
    • Root=ami (love)
    • Word=Amicus Curiae
    • Definition=noun-friend of the court
    • Root=aqua/aque (water)
    • Word=aquamarine
    • Definition= noun- light blue-green or greenish blue
    • Root=aqua/aque (water)
    • Word= Aqua vitae
    • Definition= noun-alcohol
    • Root= Audi (hear)
    • Word=audiology
    • Definition= noun- the study of hearing disorders
    • Root= Audi (hear)
    • Word=auditory
    • Definition=adjective-pertaining to hearing
    • Root=anthrop(human, man)
    • Word=anthropic
    • Definition=adjective-pertaining to human beings or their span of existence on earth
    • Root=anthrop (human, man)
    • Word=anthropocentric
    • Definition=adjective-regarding the human being as the central fact of the universe
    • Root=bio (life)
    • Word=biocide
    • Definition=noun-any chemical that destroys life by poisoning
    • Root=bio (life)
    • Word=biota
    • Definition=the animals, plants, fungi
    • Root=Demo (people)
    • Word=demo
    • Definition=noun-demonstration
    • Root=demo (people)
    • Word=democratic
    • Definition=adjective-pertaining to or the nature of democracy or a democracy
    • Root=derm (skin)
    • Word=derm
    • Definition=noun- a navigational device for making a nearby object conspicuous on a radarscope
    • Root=derm (skin)
    • Word=dermal
    • Definition=adjective-of or pertaining to the skin
    • Root=hemo/hema/hem (blood)
    • Word=hematite
    • Definition=noun- a very common mineral, iron oxide, occurring in steel-gray to black crystals and in earthy red masses
    • Root=hema/hemo/hem (blood)
    • Word=hemp
    • Definition=noun-the tough fiber of this plant, used for making rope, coarse fiber
    • Root=magn (large)
    • Word=magna mater
    • Definition=noun-Cybele, ops; rhea
    • Root=magn (large)
    • Word=magna carta
    • Definition=noun-any fundamental constitution or law guaranteeing rights and liberties
    • Root=mater (mother)
    • Word=maternal
    • Definition=adjective-of, pertaining to, having the qualities of, or befitting a mother
    • Root=mater (mother)
    • Word=stabat mater
    • Definition=noun- a musical setting for this
    • Root=min (small)
    • Word=mina
    • Definition=noun-an ancient unit of weight and value equal to the sixtieth part of a talent
    • Root=min (small)
    • Word=minie ball
    • Definition=noun-a conical bullet with a hollow base that expanded when fired, used in the 19th century
    • Root=mis (bad)
    • Word=misanthrope
    • Definition=noun-hater of mankind
    • Root=mis (bad)
    • Word=misoneism
    • Definition=noun-hatred or dislike of what is new or represents change
    • Root= pater (father)
    • Word=paternity
    • Definition=noun-the state of being a father; fatherhood
    • Root=pater (father)
    • Word=paterfamilias
    • Definition=noun-the male head of a household or family, usually the father
    • Root=phon/phono (sound)
    • Word=phoneme
    • Definition=noun-any of a small set of units
    • Root=phon/phono (sound)
    • Word=phonograph
    • Definition=noun-any sound-reproducing machine using records in the form of cylinders or disks
    • Root=psych (mind)
    • Word= psych
    • Definition=verb-to intimidate or frighten psychologically, or make nervous
    • Root=psych (mind)
    • Word=psychedelic
    • Definition=noun- a psychedelic drug
    • Root=therm (heat)
    • Word=thermonuclear
    • Definition=adjective-of, pertaining to, or involving a thermonuclear reaction
    • Root=therm (heat)
    • Word=thermodynamics
    • 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.
    • Root= vit (life)
    • Word=vituperation
    • Definition=noun- verbal abuse or castigation; violent denunciation or condemnation
    • Root=vit (life)
    • Word= vitality
    • Definition=noun-exuberant physical strength or mental vigor
    • Root=tele (far away)
    • Word= televangelist
    • Definition=noun-an evangelist who regularly conducts religious services on television
    • Root=tele (far away)
    • Word=telemeter
    • Definition=noun-any of certain devices or attachments for determining distances by measuring the angle subtending a known distance
    • Root= a/an (not, without)
    • Word=anacoluthon
    • Definition=noun-a construction involving a break in grammatical sequence
    • Root= a/an (not, without)
    • Word=anasazi
    • Definition=adjective-of, pertaining to, or characteristic of this culture or its people
    • Root= un (not)
    • Word=unbeseeming
    • Definition=verb-to be fit for or worthy of; become;
    • Root=un (not)
    • Word=uncial
    • Definition=adjective-designating, written in, or pertaining to a form of majuscule writing having a curved or rounded shape and used chiefly in Greek and Latin manuscripts from about the third to the ninth century a.d.
    • Root= anti (against)
    • Word=anticoagulant
    • Definition=adjective-preventing coagulation
    • Root=anti (against)
    • Word=antidepressant
    • Definition=adjective-of or pertaining to a substance that is used in the treatment of mood disorders, as characterized by various manic or depressive affects
    • Root= auto (self)
    • Word=autodidactic
    • Definition=noun-a person who has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; a self taught person
    • Root=auto (self)
    • Word=autogenous
    • Definition=adjective- self-produced; self-generated
    • Root= bene (good)
    • Word=benefice
    • Definition=noun-a position or post granted to an ecclesiastic that guarantees a fixed amount of property or income
    • Root=bene (good)
    • Word=benevolence
    • Definition=noun-desire to do good to others; goodwill; charitableness
    • Root= circum (around)
    • Word=circumlocution
    • Definition=noun-a roundabout or indirect way of speaking; the use of more words than necessary to express an idea
    • Root=circum (around)
    • Word=circumambulate
    • Definition=verb- to walk around or go about
    • Root= dis (apart, not)
    • Word=disapprobation
    • Definition=noun-disapproval; condemnation
    • Root= dis (apart, not)
    • Word=disbar
    • Definition=verb-to expel from the legal profession or from the bar of a particular court
    • Root=hetero (different)
    • Word=heterosexual
    • Definition=adjective-pertaining to the opposite sex or to both sexes
    • Root=hetero (different)
    • Word=heterodox
    • Definition=adjective-not in accordance with established or accepted doctrines or opinions
    • Root= homo (same)
    • Word=homosexual
    • Definition=adjective-of, pertaining to, or noting the same sex
    • Root=homo (same)
    • Word=homogenized
    • Definition=verb-to form by blending unlike elements; make homogeneous
    • Root= Hyper (over)
    • Word=hyperglycemia
    • Definition=noun-an abnormally high level of glucose in the blood
    • Root= hyper (over)
    • Word=hyperbaton
    • Definition=noun- the use or emphasis of a word order other than the expected or usual one
    • Root= mal/male (bad, evil)
    • Word=malfeasance
    • Definition=noun-the performance by a public official of an act that is legally unjustified, harmful, or contrary to law; wrongdoing
    • Root=mal/male (bad, evil)
    • Word=malediction
    • Definition=noun- a curse; imprecation
    • Root= micro (small)
    • Word=microclimate
    • Definition=noun-the climate of a small area, as of confined spaces such as caves or houses of plant communities, wooded areas, or of urban communities, which may be different from that in that general region
    • Root=micro (small)
    • Word=microprocessor
    • Definition=noun-an integrated computer circuit that performs all the functions of a CPU.
    • Root= Post (after)
    • Word=post-millennial
    • Definition=adjective-or of pertaining to the period of the millennium
    • Root=post (after)
    • Word=post-prandial
    • Definition=adjective-after a meal;
    • Root= pre (before)
    • Word=Pre-Raphaelite
    • Definition=noun- any group of English artists formed in 1848
    • Root=pre (before)
    • Word=prelapsarian
    • Definition=adjective- occurring before the Fall
    • Root= centi (hundred)
    • Word=centimeter
    • Definition=noun-one 100th of a meter, equivalent to 0.3937 of an inch
    • Root=centi (hundred)
    • Word=centipede
    • Definition=noun-any of numerous predaceous, chiefly nocturnal arthropods constituting the class chilopoda, having an elongated, flattened body composed of from 15 to 173 segments, each with a pair of legs, the first pair being modified into poison fangs
    • Root= milli (thousand)
    • Word=milligram
    • Definition=noun-a unit of mass or weight equal to one thousandth of a gram, and equivalent to 0.0154 grain
    • Root=milli (thousand)
    • Word=millimeter
    • Definition=noun-a unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter and equivalent to 0.03937 inch
    • Root= nano (billion)
    • Word=nanosecond
    • Definition=noun-one billionth of a second
    • Root=nano (billion)
    • Word=nanocatalyst
    • Definition=noun- a nanoscale particle with catalytic properties. Used extensively in processing petroleum.
    • Root= mono (one)
    • Word=monokini
    • Definition=noun- a topless bikini
    • Root=mono (one)
    • Word=monoceros
    • Definition=noun-the unicorn, a constellation south of Gemini and east of Orion
    • Root= di (two)
    • Word=diadem
    • Definition=noun-a crown
    • Root=di (two)
    • Word=dichotomy
    • Definition=noun-division in two parts, kinds,etc;
    • Root= tri (three)
    • Word=
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    • Root=tri (three)
    • Word=
    • Definition=
    • Root= tetra (four)
    • Word=
    • Definition=
    • Root=tetra (four)
    • Word=
    • Definition=
    • Root= penta (five)
    • Word=
    • Definition=
    • Root=penta (five)
    • Word=
    • Definition=
    • Root= hexa (six)
    • Word=
    • Definition=
    • Root=hexa (six)
    • Word=
    • Definition=
    • Root= hepta (seven)
    • Word=
    • Definition=
    • Root=hepta (seven)
    • Word=
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    • Root= octa (eight)
    • Word=
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    • Root=octa (eight)
    • Word=
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    • Root= -cide (killing, kill)
    • Word=
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    • Root=-cide (kill, killing)
    • Word=
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    • Root= -ism (the belief in)
    • Word=
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    • Root=-ism (the belief in)
    • Word=
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    • Root= -ist (one who believes, studies/practices)
    • Word=
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    • Root=-ist (one who believes, studies/practices)
    • Word=
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    • Root= -logy (study in the field of)
    • Word=
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    • Root=-logy (study in the field of)
    • Word=
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    • Root= -oid (resembling, like-shaped)
    • Word=
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    • Root=-oid (resembling, like-shaped)
    • Word=
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    • Root= -phobia (exaggerated fear)
    • Word=
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    • Root=-phobia (exaggerated fear)
    • Word=
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    • Root= -arium (a place of)
    • Word=
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    • Root=-arium (a place of)
    • Word=
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