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ROOT: crypt/cryph
ROOT: Greek for Hidden
Apocryphal
Of doubtful authenticity
or genuineness
Crypt
arrom completely or
partly underground;
a room in a large tomb
cryptic
mysterious;
puzzlingly short
Encrypt
to encode; to hide
the meaning
ROOT: ab/abs
ROOT: Latin for:
from, away, or off
abscond
to depart in secret
and hide
Abstemious
restrained,
especially in the
consumption of food
or alcohol
Aberrant
turning away from
what is right or
true
Abstruse
hard to understand;
deep or complex
ROOT: Ped
ROOT: Greek for:
child (also foot, but
not in this section)
Pedagogy
the study of teaching;
the art or profession
of teaching
Pediatrician
a doctor who
specializes in the
care of children
Encyclopedic
covering a wide
range of subjects
Pedantic
stressing minor or
trivial points of
learning
ROOT: nasc/nat/nai
ROOT: from Latin:
to be born
Renaissance
rebirth or revival
Innate
present from birth;
part of the essential
nature of something
Nascient
Having just come
into being
Naive
unsophisticated;
simple; childlike
ROOT: fer
ROOT: Latin for:
to carry
Defrential
showing respect or
esteem
Inference
a conclusion arrived
at from facts or
statements taken as
true
Proliferate
to grow or increase by
rapid production; to
multiply
Fertile
productive or inventive;
able to support abundant
plant growth
ROOT: trans
ROOT: Latin for:
through, across, or beyond
Transfiguration
a change in form or
appearance; a glorifying
spiritual change
Transfuse
to transfer; to
permeate, instill,
infuse, etc...
Transient
short-lived; staying
only briefly
Transcendent
exceeding usual limits;
surpassing; supreme;
beyond comprehension
ROOT: pon/pos
ROOT: latin for:
to put or place
Expose
to lay open or leave
unprotected; to disclose
Disposition
tendency or inclination;
basic outlook or attitude
Repository
a place or container
where something is stored
superimpose
to put or place one
thing over something else
ROOT: ten/tin/tain
ROOT: from latin:
to hold, or hold on to.
Abstinence
refraining voluntarily
from indulging an appetite
or craving
Tenacious
stubborn or persistent
in clinging to a thing.
(often a point of view)
Tenable
reasonable; capable of
being held or defended
Sustenance
something that gives
support or strength