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ped-
Prefix meaning foot
cogn-
Prefix meaning know
phi-
Prefix meaning love
dem-
prefix meaning people
Anthro-
prefix meaning man
fin-
Prefix meaning end
Bio-
prefix meaning life
Carn-
prefix meaning meat
Dict-
prefix meaning speak
finale
The last section of a musical composition
finite
Having limits
Gen-
kind, race or origin
finalist
A contestant at the end of a competition
pedestal
The support or foot (bottom) of a column
pedestrian
Going or done on foot
pedal
A lever pressed by the foot
cognition
The act or process of knowing, including both awareness and judgment
cognizable
Capable of being known
cognoscente
A person who is especially knowledgeable on a subject
philosophy
The love of wisdom
philanthropy
The love of people
bibliophile
A lover of books
demographic
The statistical characteristics of a human population
democratic
Relating to or favoring a government by the people
demos
The common people of ancient Greece
Anthropology
The study of humans
Biology
the study of living organisms
Carnage
the flesh of a dead animal
Dictate
to speak or act in a commanding manner
Genocide
the deliberate destruction of a racial, political or cultural group
Anthropoid
resembling human beings
Biosphere
the part of the earth and its atmosphere in which lving organisms exist
Carnassials
teeth that are adapted for cutting rather than tearing
Dictum
a noteworthy or important statement
Generation
all offspring that are at same stage of descent from common ancestor
Anthropomorphism
attributing or giving human form or qualities to animal, gods or things
Antibiotic
substance that destroys disease
carnivorous
eating or living on flesh
diction
manner of speaking and enunciation
gentry
well-born and well-bred people; upper or ruling class
Chronic
over a period of time
Choronology
the sequential order in which events occur
synchoronize
to do at the same time
epidermis
the outer layer of the skin
dermatology
the study of skin functions and diseases
Hypodermic
of or relating to parts beneath the skin
Heliocentric
having or regarding the sun as the center
Heliolatry
sun worship
heliotrope
a sunflower or other plant whose flowers turn to face the sun
Manacle
armor for the hand
manicure
treatment for the care of the hands and fingernails
penmanship
handwriting as a skill or art
polygamy
practice of having more than one wife
polyglot
knowing many languages
polytheism
belief in or worship of more than one god
Chron-
time
Derm-
skin
Helio-
sun
Man-
hand
Poly-
many
Card-
prefix meaning heart
Metro-
prefix meaning city
Port-
prefix meaning carry
Pyro-
prefix meaning fire
Somn-
prefix meaning sleep
cardiology
the study of the heart and its functions and diseases
carditis
inflammation of the heart
cardiograph
an instrument that registers and graphs the movements of the heart
metropolis
the largest city of a country, state or region
metropolitan
belonging to a large city or cities
portable
capable of being carried or moved
portage
the carrying or transporting of something
porter
a person who carries burdens
pyrogenic
producing or produced by heat
pyrophoric
highly flammable
pyrotechnics
the art of making and handling fireworks
insomnia
abnormal inability to sleep
somnambulate
to sleep-walk
somniloquy
the act or habit of talking while asleep
somnolent
sleepy, drowsy