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a/ an
not/without
agnostic
GNOS- to know

someone who doesn't know whether there is a god
amoral
without moral standards (both good and bad) unable to distinguish good/bad
anarchy
ARCH- ruler

without ruler; political chaos
anecdote
EKDOTOS- given out

origionally not published, but now a short funny story
anemia
HEM- blood

deficiency of blood
anesthetic
ESTHET- feeling

a drug causing sensation of no feelings
anomaly
HOMO- same

not the same as the others
anonymous
ONYM- name

without a name; unknown
asymmetrical
SYM- together
METER- mesure

haveing 2 sides not identical
Atheist
THE- god

someone who doesn't believe in a god
atypical
not typical
ambi/amphi
around
ambience
the surrounding atmosphere
ambiguous
AGERE- to driv

uncertainty, haveing 2 meanings
ambitious
-going around for votes

-having a desire to suceed
amphitheater
circular structure with tiers of seats around an open space
AMBI/AMPHI
both
ambidextrous
DEXTR- right hand

both right hands, able to use both hands
Ambiguity
having 2 possible meanings
Ambivalence
conflicting feelings towards someothing/someone
amphibian
BIO- life

animal living in both water and land
Amphibious
BIO- life

able to travel on land and water
ANN/ENN
year
anals
written account of events by year

historical records
anniversary
VERS- to turn

yearly return of a memorable occasion
annual
yearly
annuity
investment providing fixed payements yearly, or annother amount of fixed time
biannual
BI- 2

occuring 2 times a year
biennial
BI- 2

occuring every 2 years
centennial
CENT- 100

100th anniversary
millennium
MILLI- 1000

1000 years/time when jesus rules earth
Per annum
PER- through

by the year
perennial
PER- through

having life cyle more than 2 years
semiannual
SEMI- half

half yearly
superannuated
SUPER- above

retired becuse of age/ beyond normal retirement age
ANTE/ANTI
before
ante
amount poker players have to put into the pot before getting their cards
antebellum
BELL- war

before the war (mostly civil war)
antecedent
CED- to go

anything that logically goes before something else

the word/phrase/clause to which a pronoun refers
antediluvian
DILUVIUM- flood

before the bible flood

old-fashioned
ante meridiem
MERIDI- noon
before noon
anterior
the front
anteroom
a viewing room before the main room
anticipate
CAP- to take

to take before, to relize before hand
antiquarian
one who collects objects from earlier times
antiquated
so old it's no longer useful