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ARKHEIN
<G "to begin" "to be first"
ARKHOS
<G "ruler" "first in rank"
archaic
1. characteristic of a much earlier or primitive period
2. antiquated; out-of-date
archetype
an original model or type from which similar forms are copied
achipelago
1. a group of many islands or the sea containing them
2. a group of separate entities contained within a defined area
archive(s)
the collected records of an organization, institution, or public person. (can also refer to the place in which such records are stored)
anarchy
1. absense of any form of government or political authority; lawlessness
2. disorder and confusion
oligarchy
government by the few, especially a faction of persons or families
DEMOS
<G "people"
demagogue
a leader or agitator who appeals to people's passions and prejudices rather than to their reason
demographer
one who studies the characteristics of populations and analyzes data such as numbers, births, deaths, diseases, and other vital statistics
endemic
commonly found in a particular region or among a particular people
pandemic
spread throughout a wide geographic area; worldwide
GREX, GREGIS
<G "flock" "herd" "crowd"
gregarious
1. liking companionship; sociable
2. tending to live or move in groups of one's own kind
aggregation
a large group of collection of people, animals, or things
egregious
extraordinarly bad; flagrant
EIKON
<G "likeness" "image"
icon
1. an image, representation, or symbol
2. a representation or picture of a sacred personage or event, traditionally painted on wooden panels in the manner of Eastern Orthodox churches
3. a person greatly admired for a particular talent, quality, or service
iconoclastic
1. breaking or destroying images (referring esp. to a movement to destroy images in Eastern Orthodox churches during the ninth and tenth centuries and a later Protestant movement)
2. attacking or overthrowing tradition or popular ideas, institutions, or conventions