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JUNCTION
(N) the place where two things join
MONOLOGUE
(N) a speech by one person
TRANSLUCENT
(Adj.) letting light through, but not clear images.
MALARIA
(N) a disease once thought to be caused by bad air.
PROLOGUE
(N) a section or speech before the actual book or play
MAGNIFY
(V) to increase or make greater or larger
LUCID
(Adj.) suffused with light; clear to the understanding.
LOQUACIOUS
(Adj.) given to excessive talking (talks too much)
ETYMOLOGY
(N) the study of the origin and history of words
MONOLITH
(N) a single great stone
CONJUNCTION
(N) The act of joining; a word that joins words, phrases.
MALICIOUS
(Adj.) with the intent to do bad and cause suffering.
NEOLOGY
(N) making up new words; using words in new ways
PSYCHOLOGY
(N)the science of the mind and behavior
LITHOPHYTE
(N)a plant that grows on stones
ELOQUENT
(Adj) speaks using forceful and fluent expression.
THEOLOGY
(N)the study of God and His relation to the world.
MAGNANIMOUS
(Adj.) showing a lofty, courageous, forgiving spirit.
MALODOROUS
(Adj.) bad-smelling
MAGNATE
(N) a person of rank, power, and influence.