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Mal
(bad)
post
(after)
port
(carry)
dict
(say)
omni
(all)
lith
(rock)
bene
(good)
cred
(believe)
neo
(new)
uni
(one)
non
(not)
archy
(government)
inter
(between)
vid
(look)
mono
(one)
pond
(weight)
in
(in or not)
sci
(know)
phyte
(plant)
lat
(side)
hypo
(under)
dox
(opinion)
put
(think)
mega
(large)
alter
(other)
contra
(against)
con
(together)
circum
(around)
sol
(alone)
fy
(make)
ous
(full of)
hetero
(different)
pater
(father)
ver
( true)
sangui
(blood)
ego
(I)
ven
(come)
flu
(flow)
loqu
(talk)
moll
(soft)
greg
(group)
tion
(act or state)
de
(down)
voc
(voice)
luc
(light)
acr
(sharp)
ambul
(walk)
pugn
(fight)
sequ
(follow)
centri
(center)
ous
(full of)
sanct
(holy)
phon
(sound)
clam
cry out)
trans
across)
fort
strong)
per
(through)
fid
(faith)
non
(not)
ego
(I)
loqu
(talk)
sacro
(holy)
caco
(bad)
bas (
low)
nihil
(nothing)
muta
(change)
terr
(land)
cogn
(know)
re
(again)
super
(over)
de
(down)
gram
(writing)
obit
(death)
path (
feeling)
ism (
doctrine)
sed
(sit)
tort
(twist)
anim
(mind)
epi (
on)
ob
(against)
anthrop
o (man)
gastro
(stomach)
auto
(self)
contra
(against)
viv
(life)
helio
(sun)
culp
(blame)
spec
(look)
mono (
one)
centri
(center)
medi
(middle)
ambi
(both)
ism
(doctrine)
trans
(across)
ex
(out)
intro
(into)
trop
(turn)
lykos
(wolf)
pre (
before)
gen
(origin)
jur
(swear)
sopor
(sleep)
ped
(foot)
lin (
line)
tomy (
cut)
sesqui
(one and a half)
nec
(kill)
son
(sound)
demo (
people)
inter
(between)
phan
(appearance)
dicho
(in two parts)
sui
(self)
partheno
(virgin)
Pluto
(wealth)
Thanatos
(death)
opia
(sight)
vac
(empty)
luc
(light)
ize
(make)
sed
(sit)
fug
(flee)
pusill
(small)
nepo
(nephew)
viv
(life)
spir
(breathe)
syn
(together)
man
(hand)
ex
(out)
ism
(system)
sub
(under)
ine
(nature)
anim
(mind)
bon
(good)
ous
(full of)
log
(reason)
phor
(carry)
loco
(place)
de
(down)
phobia
(fear)
schizo
(divide)
theo
(god)
curs
(run)
eu
(good)
funi
(cord)
nym
(name)
ize
(make)
re
(again)
ambul
(walk)
ideo
(idea)
apo
(up)
pre
(before)
cosmo
(universe)
phon
(sound)
meta
(change)
pro
(forward)
miss
(send)
sanct
(holy)
co
(together)
syn
(together)
ism
(doctrine)
apo
(away)
mis
(bad)
gno
(know)
loco
(place)
sta
(stand)
phys
(nature)
hedon
(pleasure)
liqu
(flow)
vale
(farewell)
proto
(first)
mal
(bad)
sarco
(flesh)
ana
(up)
magn
(great)
dict
(say)
agon
(actor)
phag
(eat)
sur
(over)
lect
(gather)
pos
(put)
mort
(death)
miss
(send)
mir
(wonder)
hagio
(saint)
mel
(honey)
ped
(foot)
bell
(war)
xeno
(stranger)
in
(not)
graph
(write)
flu
(flow)
morph
(shape)
par
(equal)
non
(not)
bas
(low)
psych
(soul)
gen
(origin)
fic
(make)
ann
(year)
greg
(group)
ab
(away)
bio
(life)
dis
(away)
an
(without)
tig
(touching)
equi
(equal)
meta
(change)
punct
(point)
tract
(pull)
jur
(swear)
algia
(pain)
curs
(run)
sol
(alone)
luct
(struggle)
rogat
(ask)
pugn
(fight)
dia
(across)
acro
(high)
sub
(under)
infra
(beneath)
ject
(throw)
cise
(cut)
trib
(pay)
nym
(name)
logy
(science)
anti
(against)
trans
(across)
fid
(faith)
gyn
(woman)
somn
(sleep)
epist
(knowledge)
nomy
(law)
apo
(away)
mis
(hatred)
morph
(shape)
tempor
(time)
string
(bind)
cogn
(know)
crypt
(hidden)
tauto
(same)
ine
(nature of)
fac (
to do)
punct
(point)
narco
(sleep)
son
(sound)
monger
(seller)
cracy
(government)
mega
(large)
drome
(run)
lepsy
(attack)
mania
(madness)
para
(beside)
path
(feeling)
simul
(feign)
ultra
(beyond)
fer
(carry)
peri
(near)
a
(without)
kin
(motion)
plus
(more)
voc
(voice)
corp
(body)
malapropism
(ludicrous misuse of a word)
nonplussed
(perplexed)
postlude
(concluding section)
hierarchy
(ranking)
portly
(stout)
interdiction
(prohibition)
vide
(see)
omnibus
(covering many things)
monolithic
(massive and uniform)
imponderable (
difficult to ponder)
benediction
(blessing)
incredulous
(not believing)
omniscient
(all knowing)
neophyte
(beginner)
unilateral
(one-sided)
hypothecate
(pledge as security)
heterodox
(unorthodox)
paterfamilias
(male head of the family)
putative
(thought-to-be)
aver
(affirm or declare)
megaton
(force of a million tons of dynamite)
sangfroid
(cold-blooded composure)
alter ego
(second self)
altercation
(heated dispute)
contravene
(go against)
confluence
(a flowing together)
circumlocution
(talking in circles)
soliloquy
(speech to oneself)
mollify
(make soft)
gregarious
(sociable)
declaim
(speak rhetorically)
sotto voce
(in a low voice)
translucent
(semitransparent)
forte
(strong point)
fortissimo
(very loudly)
acerbity
(sharpness of temper)
perambulate
(wander through)
perfidy
(breach of faith)
impugn
(attack as false)
non sequitur
(an idea which does not follow)
egocentric
(self-centered)
loquacious (
talkative)
sacrosanct (
sacred)
cacophony
(bad noise)
tangible
(touchable)
obiter dictum
(passing remark)
obsequious
(servilely following)
legerdemain
(sleight of hand)
suspiration
(deep sigh)
nepotism
(favoritism to relatives)
synoptic
(general in view)
lionize
(treat as celebrity)
assiduous
(persevering)
subterfuge
(evasive dodge)
bon vivant
(indulger in luxury
saturnine
(gloomy and remote)
sedentary
(sitting)
pusillanimous
(small-minded)
syllogism
(three-part deduction)
metonymy
(association name)
anaphora
(repetition in successive phrases)
bowdlerize
(censor prudishly)
locus classicus
(classical example)
reiterate
(repeat)
desultory
(rambling)
funambulist
(tightrope walker)
lyssophobia
(fear of insanity)
idee fixe
(obsession)
schism
(division)
apotheosis
(raising to god status)
precursor
(forerunner)
cosmology
(study of the universe)
euphony
(beautiful sound)
valediction
(farewell speech)
protagonist
(leading person)
maladroit
(clumsy)
stoicism
(indifference to sensation)
sarcophagus
(stone coffin)
ignominious
(disgraceful)
surrealistic
(unrealistically imaginary)
analects
(selected writings)
expository
(explanatory)
exegesis
(critical interpretation)
magnum opus
(great work)
moribund
(dying)
supercilious
(scornful)
diction
(word choice)
emissary
(messenger)
euthanasia
(mercy killing)
ineffable
(inexpressible)
expedite
(hasten)
expatiate
(to elaborate)
hagiography
(saint's biography)
mirabile dictu
(wonderful to say)
abase
(to lower)
pathetic fallacy
(ascribing feelings to things)
ratiocination
(rational thinking)
mutatis mutand
is (with necessary changes)
interstice
(small space)
terra incognita
(unknown land)
sedate
(calm)
retort
(swift reply)
nihilism
(belief in nothing)
supersede
(replace)
inanimate
(lifeless)
condescend
(lower oneself)
epigram
(witty comment)
anthropocentri
c (man-centered)
gastronome
(a gourmet or epicure)
autodidact
(self-taught person)
monism
(doctrine that reality is one)
in medias res
(in the middle of things)
lycanthrope
(werewolf)
circumambient
(surrounding)
transmogrify
(change form)
reify
(treat as real)
au contraire
(to the contrary)
vivacious
(lively)
circumvent
(get around)
heliotropic
(sun-following)
exculpate
(free from blame)
introspective
(inward looking)
a priori
(from theory)
a posteriori
(from observation)
parthenogenesis
(unfertilized birth)
assonance (
vowel repetition)
objurgation (
rebuke)
demotic
(of the common people)
soporific
(sleep-inducing)
internecine
(mutually destructive)
sesquipedalian
(very long (words))
sui generis
(unique)
plutocracy
(government of wealthy)
delineate
(to outline)
dichotomy
( two-part division)
epiphany
( revelation)
tortuous
( twisting)
thanatopsis
(view of death)
vacuous
(stupidly empty of ideas)
lucubration
(late studying)
ex cathedra
(from the throne)
mellifluous
(honeyed)
patronize
(condescend to)
autochthonous
(native)
inter alia
(among other things)
bellicose
(warlike)
anthropomorphic
(man-shaped)
malediction
(a curse)
xenophobia
(fear of foreigners)
specious
(false)
nonpareil
(something unequaled)
malefic
(causing harm)
contiguous
( touching)
metempsychosis
(transmigration of souls)
biogenesis (
theory of life from life)
bas-relief (
low-relief sculpture)
postprandial (
after dinner)
equilibrist (
tightrope walker)
punctilio
(point of conduct)
superannuated
(obsolete)
intractable
(stubborn)
egregious
(blatant)
abjure
(renounce)
analgesic
(painkiller)
discursive
(rambling)
tautology
(needless repetition)
epistemology
(study of knowledge)
transom
(window or door crossbar)
antinomy (
contradicting reasonable principles)
eschatology
(theology of last things)
cognizant
(aware)
misogynist
(hater of women)
diffident
(shy)
morphology
(study of form)
temporize
(delay)
somnambulist
(sleepwalker)
stringent
(binding)
commiserate
(sympathize)
apocryphal
(not authentic)
opprobrium
(disgrace)
obloquy
(verbal abuse)
incisive
(sharp)
supererogatory
(beyond what's asked)
abrogate
(annul)
recondite
(abstruse)
ineluctable
(not escapable)
solipsism
(doctrine: only self exists)
pugnacious
(combative)
acronym
(initials-name)
remonstrate
(plead in protest)
diatribe
(abusive speech)
disinter
(unearth)
infra dig
(beneath dignity)
truculent
(fiercely savage)
aquiline
(eaglelike)
malfeasance
(public misconduct)
costermonger
(vegetable vendor)
gynecocracy
(government of women)
tenebrous
(dark and gloomy)
superego
(unconscious conscience)
expostulate
(earnestly object)
monograph
(paper on one subject)
lacustrine
(of lakes)
pungent
(sharp)
megalomania
(delusions of greatness)
syndrome
(complex of symptoms)
euphemism
(pleasant name)
dissonant
(inharmonious)
narcolepsy
(attacks of sleep)
paragon
(excellent model)
antipathy
(strong dislike)
abyss
(bottomless fissure)
dissemble (
conceal through pretense)
insidious
(sly)
impecunious
(poor)
kinesiology
(science of motion)
beatify
(make blissfully happy)
execrate
(denounce or curse)
ne plus ultra
(peak of perfection)
vociferous
(loud)
corpulent
(full-bodied)
perihelion
(orbital point nearest sun)
cryptic
(having hidden meaning)
sanctimonious
(affectedly holy)
ism
doctrine
a-
without
re
again
lent
full of
contra
against
hyper
over
germ
related
gran
grain
neuro
nerve
sthen
strenght
pro
forward
chron
time
less (OE)
without
tempor
time
para
beside
fil
thread
scen
stage
pharisaism
hypocrisy
neurasthenia
nervous exhaustion
reunerate
repay
proscenium
stage forward of curtain
epistle
long instructive letter
anachronistic
misplaced in time
feculent
foul
feckless
without effect
anapest
three-syllable foot, stress on third
contretemps
emabarrassing mishap
hyperbole
overstatement
paradigm
model
germane
related
filigree
lacy design
chronic
lasting
epist
knowledge