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mor
death (Latin root >> mortis = death)
mortal
can die
immortal
can't die
morgue
a room for the dead
mortician
one who prepares the dead
mortify
to humiliate
morbid
deals with death
moribund
approaching death; nearly extinct
*moratorium
a ban; stopping the use or practice of
greg
group (Latin root >> gregis = gather)
congregation
a group with a purpose
segregate
to separate into groups
desegregate
to end segregation
integrate
to blend groups
gregarious
friendly; outgoing; social
gregarion
prefers groups (esp. animals)
*egregious
"out of the group"; outstandingly bad or anti-social
theo
god (Greek root)
theology
study of gods and/or religion
atheist
one who does not believe in a god
theist
one who does believe in a god
theologian/theologist
one who studies religion
pagan
one who believes in a false god
*agnostic
one who denies that God's existence is provable
monotheism
belief in one god
polytheism
one who believes in many gods
theocracy
government centered around religion
*theomaniac
one who thinks he or she is a god
ante
before (Latin prefix)
ante
to bet money in cards
anterior
the front of
antecedent
a noun a pronoun stands for
antebellum
before the Civil War
antenna
a feeler on a bug
anteroom
a room at the front
*ante meridiem
before noon
ling
small or young (Old English suffix)
duckling
a young duck
gosling
a young goose
yearling
an animal that is twelve months old; matured
sapling
a young tree; weak person
princeling
a ruler of a small or insignificant kingdom
underling
one who is under the orders of another; subordinate
hireling
one who is hired for small jobs
groundling
a low class person
changeling
a baby switched at birth
foundling
a baby left at the door
nestling
a bird still in the nest; one who is overly dependent
fledgling
a bird still learning to fly; a rookie