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theocracy
a government in which religious authorities rule
epidermis
outer, protective layer of the skin
thermometer
an instrument to measure temperature
epi
upon, over, at after, in adiition, covering
thermodynamics
branch of physics that deals with relations between heat and other forms of energy
thermal
of, using, or producing heat
aspiration
a great hope or desire or ambition for high achievement; to breathe upon with favor; to breath
spire
to breathe
epitaph
inscription, especially on a tombstone, in memory of a deceased person
epilogue
shot section at the end of any literary work; short poem, speech spoken directly to the audience following the conclusion of a play
epitome
a short summary or statement of something; condensed account; one that represents an entire class; extreme example
thermos
the brand name for one commercially produced heat insulated flasks or bottles
theology
the study of hte nature of God and religious truth; organized body of opinions concerning God and man's relationship to Him
atheist
oen who denies the existence of God, a disbeliever of God
theo
god
epidemic
rapid spread of a disease so that many people have it at the same time
epicenter
point of the earth's surface directly above the earthqake's true center
thermo
caused by heat, hot
thermostat
a device which atumatically responds to the temperature changes and activates switched controlling equipment such as furnaces, refrigerators, and air conditioning
thermonuclear
having to do with the fusion of atoms through a very high temperature
spirometer
device that measures lung capacity
perspire
to excrete perspiration through pores in the skin
conspirator
one who plans secretly with others; especially to commit an illegal act together
inspire
to animate the mind or emotions of; to stimulate or influence
epilepsy
chronic disorder of the nervous system, caused by a disturbance in normal thythm of brain cells, characterized by convulsions and seizures