Units 18-20 vocab & roots (haskett)

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incognito

disguised other than oneself

cognitive

relating to the processes of thought

cognizant

aware

sophisticate

one well-traveled and knowledgable about culture, etiquette, and/or fashion

sophistry

use of trickery and false logic in agruments

sophomoric

not highly developed; crude

nominal

in name only; not completely true

denomination

subcatergory or subgroup

nomenclature

official system of naming

synonymous

meaning the same as

anonymous

noy revealing one's identity

antonym

a word that means the opposite of another word

matron

a married woman

maternal

having the qualities of a mother; motherly

matriculate

to enroll in a degree program, especially at a college

patronize

to regularly visit or give business to; to talk down, condescend

paternal

having the qualities of a father

patricide

the murder of a father

expatriate

a person living outside his or her native country

filial

having to do with a son

affiliate

one related to or associated with

progenitor

the founder of a line or race

progeny

children or descendants

genealogy

the study of families and descendants

magnitude

greatness of size, strength, or importance

magnate

an important, powerful person in business

maxim

a brief statement that conveys a general truth

diminish

to make smaller, lessen

miniscule

tiny

minute

extremely small; insignificant

microscopic

done with attention to small details

microcosm

a small model of a larger pattern or place

megalopolis

a very large city

megalomaniac

one who believes him or herself all-powerful or indestructible

cogn

to know

nomen

name

matr

mother

patr

father

fil

son, child

gen

give birth to, create

magn

large, great

maxim

largest, greatest

min

less, to lesson

micro

small

mega

large

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