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liter
latin root
literate
can read and write
illiterate
cant reaad or wite
literacy
the ability to read or write
literal
real
literally
really
alliteration
repetition of a consonant sound
assonance
repetition of a vowel sound
bene
good
benediction
a parting blessing
beneficiary
one who receives money
benefactor
a sponsor, supports with money
benign
harmless
benevolent
kind
benevolence
kindness
bona fid
genuine
trans
across
transient
not having a permanent home
transgression
act of breaking a law
transcendental
supernatural, not limited by a boundary
transcript
an official written copy
omni
all
omniscient
all knowing
omnipotent
all powerful
omnipresent
everywhere
omnivore
eats all
omnibus
vehicle carrying many people
omnifarious
made up of all types
multyfarious
made up of many types
phil
love
philadelphia
city of brotherly love
philanthropist
one who loves humanity and donates money
philanthropy
a charitable organization created out of the love of humanity
philander
to cheat on spouse
mor
death
mortal
can die
immortal
cant die
morgue
room for the dead
mortician
one who prepares the dead
mortify
to humiliate
morbid
strong interest in death
moribund
approching death
moratorium
a ban, stopping the use or practice of
greg
group
congregation
a group with a purpose
segregate
to separate into groups
desegregate
to stop segregation
gregarious
friendly; outgoing; social
egregious
outrageously bad
theo
god
theology
study of gods
atheist
one who does not believe in a god
theologian/theologist
one who studies religion
pegan
one who believes in a false god
agnostic
one who denies that gods existence is provable
monotheism
belief in one god
polytheism
belief in many goods
theogracy
government based on religion
theomaniac
one who thinks he or she is a god
affect
to influence
effect
to accomplish
all ready
all prepared
already
previously
allright
satisfactory
all together
in the same place
altogether
entirely
altar
a table or stand at which religious rites are performed
alter
to change
capital
center of government
capitol
a building where a legislature meets
coarse
rouge, crude
course
a playing field
complement
to make whole or complete
compliment
a courteous act or statement
consul
a person appointed by a government to serve its citizens in a foreign country
council
a group called together to accomplish a job
counsel
advice
councilor
a member of a council
counselor
an advisor
desert/ dessert
dry region, to abandon/ the final course
ante
before/ money put in card game pot before cards are dealt
anterior
infront of
antecedent
the noun referred to by the pronoun
antebellum
before the civil war
antenna
a feeler on an insect
anteroom
a room at the front
ante meridiem (A.M.
before noon
ling
young, small
yearling
an animal is 12 months old
sapling
a young tree, weak person
underling
one wo is under the orders of another
hireling
one who is hired for small jobs
groundling
person of the lower classes
changeling
baby switched at birth
foundling
bab left at the door
nestling
a bird still in the nest, over dependent person
princeling
minor prince
fledgling
a bird still learning to fly
cred
believe
credible
can be believe
incredible
cant be believed
credulous
gullible
incredulous
not gullible
creed/credo
a relgion
credentials
papers that proves who you are
accredited
worthwhile
credulity
desire to believe
incredulity
loss of belief
lic
to permit or allow
license
a permit
licensee
one who gets a permit
licit
legal and moral
illicit
illegal and imoral
solicit
to approach for business
solicitor
british defence lawyer
licentious
questionable morals
mono
one
monogamy
having one spouse
monologue
a speech made by one person
monotone
a voice with one tone
monotonous
boring
monogram
set of initials
monophobia
fear of being alone
monarch
king or queen
monomania
obsessed with one thing
monocle
eyeglass
monolith
a towering rock formation
ology
to study of
biology
study of living things
paleontology
study of fossils
archaeology
study of ancient cultures
antropology
study of humankind
pathology
study of disease
neurology
study of the nervous system
gynecology
medicine dealing with feminine health care
psychology
study of themind and behavior
geology
study of the earth
terminology
a system of words used in a particular field
etymology
study of the origin and development of words
graphology
study of handwriting
ornithology
study of birds
graph
write or draw
graphite
pencil lead
graphic
very detailed
calligraphy
beautiful handwriting
cartography
science of art of making maps
demographics
statistical characteristics of human populations
polygraph
a lie detector
astro
star
astrology
study of stars and their effect
astronomy
study of stars - scientific
astronomical
very high
asterisk
small star
disaster
a terrible event