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Antebellum (adj)
Before the War
Ante
Bell
Bellicose (adj)
Warlike
Bell
Belligerence (n)
Aggressiveness, combativeness
Bell
Rebellion (n)
A revolt/opposition
Bell
Pacify (v)
To make calm
Pac
Pacifist (n)
One who is opposed to war
Pac
Appease (v)
To satisfy in order to make peaceful/quiet
Peas
Pact (n)
An agreement/treaty
Pac
Hostage (n)
Someone kidnapped and being held for ransom
Host
Hospice (n)
A hospital for terminally ill patients
Hosp
Hostel (n)
An inexpensive place for travelers to stay overnight
Host
Inhospitable (adj)
Unwelcoming
In
Hosp
Amicable (adj)
Friendly
Am
Enamored (adj)
In love with/infatuated with
En
Am
Inimical (adj)
Harmful/Not nice
In
Im
Paramour (n)
A secret lover
Am
Criminology (n)
The study of crime
Crim
Ology
Decriminalize (v)
To take away blame
De
Crim
Incriminate (v)
To accuse of a crime
In
Crim
Recrimination (n)
A counter-accusation
Re
Crim
Approbation (n)
An official approval or compliment
Prob
Disprove (v)
To prove false
Dis
Prov
Probity (n)
Honesty and uprightness
Prob
Reprobate (n)
A criminal or undesirable person
Prob
Gravid (adj)
Pregnant or enlarged
Grav
Gravitas (n)
Seriousness
Grav
Gravitate (v)
To be drawn towards
Grav
Gravity (n)
Importance
Grav
Alleviate (v)
To make easier or less painful
Lev
Elevate (v)
To raise
Lev
Leavening (n)
Something that lightens or raises
Lev
Levity (n)
Lightness
Lev
Gravid (adj)
Pregnant or enlarged
Grav
Gravitas (n)
Seriousness
Grav
Gravitate (v)
To be drawn towards
Grav
Gravity (n)
Importance
Grav
Alleviate (v)
To make easier or less painful
Lev
Elevate (v)
To raise
Lev
Leavening (n)
Something that lightens or raises
Lev
Levity (n)
Lightness
Lev
Cicerone (n)
A speaker or guide
As in Cicero, the Roman Statesman and Orator
Hector (n)
A bully
As in Hector, of the Trojan Forces in The Iliad
Hedonism (n)
A love of pleasure
A type of attitude/philosophy
Nestor (n)
A chief or leader
As in Nestor, the story teller in The Iliad
Spartan (adj)
Very severe and minimal--simple
The Spartan Soldiers
Stentorian (adj)
Loud
Stentor--The Greek Warrior in the Iliad
Stoic (adj)
Indifferent to pleasure or pain, seemingly unemotional
A type of attitude/philosophy
Sybaritic (adj)
A luxurious way of life
The ancient city of Sybaris