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liter
letter
literate
can read and write
illiterate
can't read or write
literacy
the ability to read and write
literal
letter for letter, word for word; real or actual
literally
really; actually
alliteration
repetition of a consonant sound
bene
good, well
benediction
a parting blessing or prayer
beneficiary
one who gets the money in a will
benefactor
a sponsor, one who supports with money
benign
harmless; not dangerous
benevolent
kind
benevolence
kindness
trans
across
transient
one who stays for only a short time
transgression
act of breaking a law or rule
transcendental
supernatural; not limited by a boundary
transcript
an official written copy
transsexual
one who changes sexually
transvestite
one who dresses like the opposite sex
omni
all (Latin prefix)
omniscient
all-knowing
omnipotent
all-powerful
omnipresent
everywhere
omnifarious
made up of all types
multifarious
made up of many types
omnibus
a vehicle carrying many people
omnivore
eats all (plants and animals)
phil
love (Greek root >> philos = loving)
Philadelphia
city of brotherly love
philanthropist
one who loves people and donates money
philology
love of languages
philately
stamp collecting
philter
a love potion
philander
to flirt; cheat on spouse
Anglophile
one who loves England
Francophile
one who loves France
Sinophile
one who loves China
Russophile
one who loves Russia
bibliophile
one who loves books; reading
hemophilia
an illness where blood won't clot
necrophiliac
one who "loves" or is obsessed with death
paedophile
one who "loves" or abuses children
audiophile
one who loves listening to music
videophile
one who loves watching movies, etc.