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Greek Word for Place
Top
Ectopic
occurring or originating in an abnormal place
Topical
designed for a local application or treatment of a bodily part
Topiary
relating to the art of shaping trees and shrubs into odd or ornamental shapes
Topography
the feature of a surface, including both natural and man-made
Greek kentron and Latin centrum, meaning shaprp point or the exact middle of a circle
Centr/center
eccentric
not following an established style of conduct; off-center
epicenter
the center/focus of an activity; location (earth's surface) directly above an earthquake
egocentric
overly concerned with oneself; self-centered
ethnocentric
marked by the attitude that one's own group is superior to others
Latin domus, house, or dominus, master
Dom
Domain
an area where a person has authority or unique knowledge
predominant
greater in importance, strength, influence, or authority
domicile
a dwelling place, home, or residence
Dominiom
an area over which one rules; supreme authority
latin havere, to have or to hold
habit
exhibitionist
someone who acts in a way to attract attention
Habitation
a dwelling place or residence; the act of living in or occupying a place
habitual
done on a regular basis; usual or customary
inhibit
to restrain or hold in check; to prevent or slow down something
Greek and Latin, meaning before, forward, or for.
Pro
Procrastinate
to put off intentionally something that ought to be done
prodigious
causing amazement and wonder; extraordinary in size or extent; enormous
promote
to raise to a more important rank; to advance a student to the next grade; to advocate
propitious
being a sign of good things to come; promising success
Latin for to look back, behind, or backwards
retro
retroactive
intended to apply or take effect as a date in the past
retrofit
to furnish with new or modiied parts or equipment that was originally unavailable
retrogress
to return to an earlier and usually worse or more primitive state
retrospective
looking back at an astist's career; looking back on, or contemplating, the past.
Latin for tempus, meaning time.
Tempor
Contemporary
occurring or existing during the same period of time; modern or current
Extemporaneous
done on the spur of the moment; improvised
temporal
having to do with time as opposed to eternity, or distinguishing time from space
Tempo
a characteristic rate, rhythm, or pace of activity; the speed at which music is played.
Greek word for time
Chron
anachronism
a person or practice out of its proper chronolocisal order, belonging to an eralier time
chronic
lasting a long time; recurring frequently; habitual
chronology
a sequence of events in the order they occurred; an account presenting events in order
synchronous
happening/existing at the same time; recurring at exactly the same intervals