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vor
to eat
voracious
having a great appetite
carnivorous
meat-eating
omnivorous
eating or absorbing everything
carn
flesh
carnage
the slaughter of a great number of people
reincarnation
rebirth of a soul in a new body
incarnation
a being invested with a bodily form
omni
all
omnibus
an anthology of the works of one author or of writings on related subjects
omnipresent
everywhere at one time
omnipotent
all powerful
omniscient
all knowing
vol
to wish
malevolent
wanting to cause harm
benevolent
kind
volition
choosing
mal
bad,ill,evil, wrong
malicious
full of or showing malice
malice
wish to harm others
malign
slander
maladroit
clumsy,tactless
malapropism
unintentional use of wrong word
malfeasance
misconduct by a public official
malediction
a curse
ben/bon
good
benign
having a kindly diposition
benediction
act of uttering al blessing
benevolent
desiring to do good to others
bona fide
authentic
esce
becoming
adolescent
between childhood and adulthood
obsolescent
becoming obsolete
incandescent
glowing with heat
convalescent
recovering from illness
reminiscent
reminding or suggestive of
jur
to swear
perjury
telling lies under oath
abjure
to renouce on oath
adjure
command solemnly under oath
ab/abs
off, away from apart, down
abduct
to take by force
abhor
detest
abolish
to put an end to
abnormal
deviating from standard
abdicate
to renouce or relinquish a throne
abstinence
self-denial
restrait from indulging a desire for something
abstruse
hard to understand
pro
much, for, a lot
prolific
highly fruitful
profuse
spending or giving freely
prodigal
wastefully or recklessly extravagant
prodigious
extraordinary in size, amount, or extent
proselytize
try to convert someone to a religious faith or political doctrine
propound
to set forth for consideration
provident
having or showing foresight
vid/vis
too see
vista
a view, prospect, vision of future
vil
base, mean
vilify
to slander, to defame
revile
to criticze with harsh language
vile
loathsome, unpleasant
pan
all, everyone
panorama
an unobstructed and wide view of an extensive area
panegyric
formal or elaborate praise
panoply
impressive and magnificent array of something, full array
pantheon
a public building containing tombs or memorials of the illustrious dead of a nation
pandemic
widespread, general, universal
ac/arc
sharp, bitter
acid
something that is sharp, sour, or ill nature
acute
sharp at the end; ending in a point
acerbit
sour or astringent in taste; harsh in temper
acrid
sharp or biting to the taste or smell
acrimonious
caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature
exacerbate
to increase bitterness or violence; aggravate
ante
before
anterior
place before; eariler
antecedent
existing, being, or going before
antedate
precede in time; put earlier date on something; occur earlier than something
antebellum
before the war( American Civil War)
antediluvian
period before the bibical flood; very old or old fashioned
pug
to fight
pugnacious
to quarrel to fight readily; quarrelsome
impugn
to challenge as false
repugnant
objectionable or offensive
pugilist
a fighter or boxer
idio
one's own
idiom
a language, dialect, or style of speaking particular to a group of people
idiosyncrasy
peculiarity of temperament; eccentricity
eu
good, well
euphemism
pleasant-sounding term for something unpleasant
eulogy
speech or writing in praise or commendation
eugenics
improvement of qualities of race by control of inherited characteristics
euthanasia
killing person painlessly, usually one who has an incurable, painful disease
euphony
pleasantness of sound
gen
birth, creation, race, kind
generous
giving or given freely
genetics
study of heredity and variation among animals and plants
carcinogenic
producing cancer
congenital
existing from birth
progeny
offspring, descendants
miscegenation
interbreeding of races; sexual relations between races
nic/noc/nox
harm
innocent
uncorrupted by evil, malice or wrongdoing
noxious
harmful to health or morals
obnoxious
highly disagreeable or offensive
innocuous
harmless
pen/pun
to pay; to compensate
penal
of punishment as for crime
penalty
a punishment imposed for a violation of law or rule
punitive
relating to punishment
penance
a punishment undergone to express regret for a sin
penitent
feeling regret for sins, contrite
pas/pat/path
feeling, suffering, disease
sympathy
harmony or agreement in feeling
empathy
understanding of another's feeling; the identification with feelings or thoughts oof others
compassion
sympathy for someone's suffering with desire to help
dispassionate
not influenced by emotion or personal feelings
; devoid of personal feeling or bias
impassive
showing or feeling no emotion
sociopath
a person whose behavior is antisocial and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility
pathogenic
causing disease
tain/ten/tent/tin
to hold
detain
to keep from proceeding
pertain
to have reference or relation
tenacious
holding fast(firmly)
abstention
not doing something, not voluntary, refraining voluntarily
tenure
the holding or possessing of anything; appointment or period of appointment
tenable
capable of being held, maitained or defended
sustenance
nourishment, means of livelihood
livelihood
source of income
pertinacious
persistent, stubborn
ver
truth
verdict
any judgment or decision
veracious
truthful
verity
truthfulness
verisimilitude
similar to the truth
aver
to affirm
sci
to know
conscious
aware of one's own existence
conscience
the inner sense of what is right or wrong
unconscionable
unscrupulous
prescient
having knowledge of things before they happen
culp
blame
culprit
a person guilty for an offence
culpable
deserving blame or censure
inculpate
to charge with fault
mea culpa
through my fault; my fault
cis
to cut
exorcise
free a person or place from evil
cloister
a courtyard bordered with covered walks, esp in a religious institution
preclude
to prevent the presence, existence, or occurrence of
fid
faith, trust
confide
to entrust with a secret
affidavit
written statement on oath
fidelity
faithfulness, loyalty
fiduciary
of a trust; held or given in trust
infidel
heathen; nonbeliever; disbeliever in the supposed true religion
sua
smooth
suave
smoothly agreeable or polite
persuade
to encourage
dissuade
to deter, restrain from taking action
assuage
to make less severe, ease, relieve
sol
to loosen; to free
dissolve
to make a solution of, as by mixing in a liquid
soluble
capable of being dissolved or liquefied
resolution
a formal expression of opinion or intention made
dissolution
breakdown of something into parts;
absolution
forgiveness for wrongdoing
per
completely
perforate
puncture something; to make a way through or into something
perplex
to cause to be puzzled or bewildered over what is not undertood
peruse
to read with thoroughness or care
perfunctory
performed merely as routine duty
pertinacious
resolute
perspicacious
perceptive; shrewd, astute
theo
god
atheist
unbeliever in God or deities
theocracy
government by a god or priests
theology
the study of divine things and divine faith
apotheosis
glorification, glorified ideal
qui
quiet
disquiet
lack of calm or peace
tranquil
free from commotion or tumult
acquiesce
to comply, give in
quiescence
the condition of being at rest, still, inactive
rid/ris
to laugh
riddle
a conundrum
derision
the act of mockery
risible
causing laughter
par
equal
par
average level, an equality in value or standing
parity
equally, as in amount, status, or character
apartheid
segregated political system
disparage
disapproving, to belittle, speak disrespectfully about
disparate
very different, essentially different
fus
to pour
profuse
lavish, extravagant, copious
fusillade
continuous discharge of fireams or outburst of criticism
suffuse
to spread throughout or over from within
diffuse
to spread widely or thinly
infusion
liquid extract so obtained; pervade; steep into liquid
hyper
over, excessive
hyperactive
excessively active
hyperbole
exaggeration
hyperglycemia
too much sugar in blood
cred
to believe; to trust
credentials
anything that provides the basis for belief
credo
any formula of belief
credulity
willingness to believe or trust too readily
chron
time
chronology
sequential order of events
chronometer
watch, time measuring instrument
dog/dox
opinion
orthodox
following traditional doctrine
dol
suffer, pain
condolence
expression of sympathy with one who is suffering
indolence
lazy, slothful
doleful
sorrowful, mournful
dolorous
full of pain or sorrow, grievous
err
to wander
err
make mistake
arrant
very bad
co/col/com/con
with, together
coerce
to compel by force, intimidation, or authority
fin
end
definitive
decisive, unconditional, final
infinitesimal
infinitely or very small
se
apart
segregate
to separate or set apart ffrom others
secede
to withdraw formally from an association
sequester
to remove or withdraw into solitude or retirement
am
love
amatory
associated with love
amenity
pleasantness; agreeable ways or manners
amorous
incline to love, esp. sexual love
enamored
inflamed with love; charmed; captivated
inamorata
a female lover
amicable
friendly
peri
around
peripatetic
walking or traveling about; itinerant
ple
to fill
supplement
something added to supply a deficiency
plac
to please
placid
pleasantly calm or peaceful
placebo
drug with no effect;something done to placate somebody
implacable
unable to be pleased
complacent
self-satisfied; eager to please
complaisant
seeking to please
dac/doc
to teach
indoctrinate
to imbue a person with learning
didactic
intended for instruction
ut/us
to use
usurp
seize something without right
utilitarian
efficient, fuctional, useful
tac/tic
to be silent;
ped/pod
foot
expedite
to speed up the progress of
podium
small raised platform for performance
antipodes
places at the opposite sides of world
hypo/
under, beneath, less than
hypodermic
relating to the parts beneath the skin
hypochondriac
someone with imaginary illness
grad/gress
to step
digress
to depart from main subject
egress
going out; way out
regress
to move backward; revert to an earlier state
dur/
hard
dour
severe or gloomy, sullen
post
after
posthumous
after death
posterior
situated at the rear
posterity
all future generations; all descendants
post facto
after the fact
port/
to carry
deportment
conduct, behavior
disport
show off; behave playfully;
importune
bother insistently; make an immoral request; to urge or press with excessive persistence
prob/
to prove; to test
reprobate
someone immoral, wicked person; to censure
compunction
shame
punctilious
careful about correct behavior
expunge
to erase, eliminate completely