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32 Cards in this Set

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ornithologist
birds
herpetologist
reptiles and amphibians
entomologist
etymologist
botanist
insects
words and word derivations
plants
paleontologist
gerontologist
speleologist
fossils
aging
caves
rhinologist
toxicologist
hematologist
nose
poisons
blood
ethnologist
cosmologist
dermatologist
cultures
the universe
skin
kinesiologisy
pathologist
ichthyologist
movement
diseases
fishes
brontologist
orologist
psephologist
thunder
mountains
political elections
amanuesnsis
secretary
lapidary
an expert in precious stones
pettifogger
an unscrupulous lawyer
hippophagy
cynicism
intestate
the practice of eating horse flesh
the belief that human conduct is based on self-interest
having made no valid will
codicil
juxta
per
an addition to a will
next to
through or by
preter
pali
ante
beyond
again
before
ab
eu
tele
sur
milli
from, away
good
afar
on, upon
thousand
homonyms
heteronym
words with the same pronunciation and spelling but different meanings
words with the same spelling but different pronunciation
paronym
toponym
word containing same root or stem (wise-wisom) (heal, health)
land name; Death Valley
aviatrix
suffrage
lobotomy
femal pilot
right to vote
cutting into a lobe of the brain
bibliophile
hippophile
alchemy
lover of books
lover of horses
miraculous change of one thing into another
antebellum
antediluvian
floccinaucinihilipilificication
before the war
before the flood
the estimation of being worthless
insurgent
corvine
lactoovovegeterian
person against the government
crow-like
person whose diet includes dairy and egg products
cruciverbalist
cynomania
a crossword puzzle fanatic, or a person who composes crossword puzzles
an obsession for dogs
aerie
eerie
high eagle's or hawk's nest
weird
allude
elude
illude
to refer indirectly
to evade
to deceive
banc
bank
bench on which court judges sit
portion of earth above the surrounding level
chucker
chukker
person who throws with a short arm action
playing period of a polo game
clarety
clarity
color resembling dark red of claret wine
clearness
cousin
cozen
child of one's aunt or uncle
to deceive by artful wheeding or tricky dishonesty
cappie
croppy
north american sunfish
irish rebel of 1798 who wore short hair as token of sympathy with the French Revolution
penance
pennants
sorrow or contrition for sin
nautical flags usually tapering to a point
must
musth
is required, compeled, or obliged to
murderous frenzy of a bull elephant usually occurring during rut
incite
insight
to stir up, spur, urge on; to instigate
discernment, understanding