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Carnage
the killing of many people; massacre
caro, carnis
latin for flesh
carrion
dead and decaying flesh
incarnate
embodied in human form
collum
latin for neck
accolade
1- any hnor, award, or expression of approval 2- a ceremonial tap on the shoulder with the flat side of a sword
decolletage
a low neckline on a garment or a garment with a low neckline
corpus, corporis
latin for body
corporeal
1- characteristic of or resembling the physical body 2- having material substance, able to be seen
corps
1- a military organization of officers or of officers and enlistees
2- an army unit
3- a group of people having purpose and direction in common
corpulent
excessively bulky, fat
corpus
1- a body or collection of writings 2- a structure of special character in an animal body
cor, cordis
latin for heart
accord
harmony, agreement
coridal
1- hearty; warm; sincere 2- stimulating
concordance
1- a state if agreement, harmony 2- an alphabetical index of all the words in a text or corpus of texts, showing every occurence of a word
os, ossis
latin for bone
ossify
1- to turn into bone; to become bony
2- to become rigid
derma
greek for skin
dermatology
the scientific study of the skin and its diseases
epidermis
the outer protective layer of the skin or outer layer of various organisms
dorsum
latin for back
dorsal
pertaining to the back, especially of animals
dossier
a set of documents containing information about a person or evente, a file
endorse
1- to write ones signature on the back of a check or other document
2- to sign a contract
3- to acknowledge receipt of payment
4- to support actively; to sanction
gaster, gastreros
greek for stomach, belly
gastric
pertaining to the stomach
gastonome
a person who is knowledgeable about good food and drink; a gourmet
nervus
latin for sinew, nerve
enervate
to deprive of strength; to weaken
sanguis, sanguinis
latin for blood
sanguine
1. cheerful, hopeful
2. reddish or ruddy
consanguinity
1. blood relationship
2. any close relationship
sedeo, sedere, sedi, sessum
latin for sit to settle
assiduous
1- unceasingly attentive, devoted
2. persistent, diligent
dissident
adj- differing, disagreeing, dissenting
n- a person who diasgrees
seance
a meeting at which a spiritualist attempts to communicate with the dead
sedentary
1- characterized by much sitting
2- remaining in one area, not migratoy
supersede
to take the place of; to replace