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monarchy
rule by a single person
monochromatic
of one color
monocle
eyeglass for one eye
monogamy
marriage w/ one mate at a time
monogram
two or more letters interwoven to represent a name
monograph
written account of a single thing or class of things
monolith
single stone of large size; obelisk
monolithic
massive and rigidly uniform
monolog(ue)
long speech by one person
monomania
excessive concentration on one idea or subject
monomorphic
having a single form
monosyllabic
having one syllable
monotheism
belief that there is one God
monotonous
continuing in an unchanging tone, wearying
polyarchy
rule by many; government having three or more rulers
polychromatic
having a variety of colors; multicolored; variegated
polygamy
marriage to several people at the same time
polyglot
speaking several languages
polygon
closed plane figure having, literally, many angles and therefore many sides
polymorphic
having various forms
polyphonic
having many sounds or voices
polysyllabic
having more than three syllables
polytechnic
dealing w/ many applied sciences and technical arts
polytheism
belief that there is a plurality of gods
amoral
not moral; without a sense of moral responsiblility
amorphous
without (having no) definite form; shapeless; unorganized
anarchy
total absence of rule or government; confusion; disorder
anemia
lack of a number of red blood cells
anesthesia
loss of feeling or sensation resulting from ether, chloroform, novocaine, etc.
anesthetic
drug that produces anesthesia
anhydrous
destitute of (without) water
anomaly
deviation from the common rule
anomalous
not normal; abnormal
anonymous
nameless; of unknown or unnamed origin
anoxia
deprivation of (state of being without) oxygen
apnea
temporary cessation of breathing
aspetic
free from disease-causing microorganims
asymptomatic
showing no symptoms of disease
atheism
godlessness; denial of the existence of a Supreme Being
atrophy
lack of growth, as from misuse, disease, or malnourishment
atypical
unlike the typical