World Lit Vocab

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Anarchy

Without a ruler

Agnostic

To not know

Anonymous

Without a name

Amorale

Without moral standards

Atypical

Out of the ordinary

An/A

Lack of, without

Athiest

One who is without a god

Ambi, Amphi

Around, both

Ambiguous

Uncertain, unclear

Ambiguity

Having two possible meanings

Ambivalence

Conflicting feelings toward a person or thing

Ann, Enn

Year

Annals

Yearly records

Annual

Yearly

Perennial

A cycle of life lasting more than two years.

Ante, Anti

Before

Antecedent

Anything that logically goes before something else.

Anticipate

To realize beforehand.

Antiquated

So old it's no longer useful.

Antiquity

Ancient times.

Bene

Well, good

Benevolence

An inclination to do good

Benevolent

Wishing someone well

Bigamy

Marrying one person while legally married to another

Bipartisan

Consisting of or supported by two parties

Bisect

To cut in two

Anthrop

Human

Anthropomorphism

The attributing of human form or characteristics to a god

Misanthrope

One who hates people

Misanthropic

Characterized by hatred or scorn for people

Autocracy

Government by a single person

Automatic

Operating by itself

Autonomy

The right of self government

Autopsy

A seeing for oneself

Cede, Ceed

Go, yeild, give way

Precede

To come, go, or exist before in time, order, rank, or position.

Proceed

To continue

Biosphere

The part of the Earth extending from its crust into the surrounding atmosphere, in which living thinngs exist.

Symbiosis

The living together in close union of two dissimilar organisms, often to their mutual benefit.

Symbiotic

Living together in a close relationship, often to the benefit of both.

Circum

Around

Circumfrence

The outer boundary line around a circular area.

Circumnavigate

To sail around

Circumspect

Cautious, careful to consider possible consequences.

Circumvent

To come around, to get around, to prevent.

Chron

Time

Anachronism

Anything out of its proper historical time.

Chronical

An account of events arranged in order of time.

Synchronize

To cause or operate in unison.

Cred

To believe

Credible

Believable

Credulous

Believing too readily on too little evidence.

Miscreant

Originally, an unbeliever in religion; now, and eveldoer or criminal.

Com, Con, Col, Cor

Together, with

Coherent

Sticking together

Commiserate

To sympathize

Consummate

Summed up together.

Dem

People

Democracy

People rule

Pandemic

Among all the people

Endemic

Native to a particular people or country.

Dict

To speak

Contradict

To speak against

Diction

Choice of words in speaking or writing.

Predict

To speak before hand.

Dis, Di, Dif

Not, Away, Apart

Disarray

Not arrayed or arranged properly

Disparity

Difference, unlikeness

Equator

A line equally distant at all points from the North and South Poles.

Equitable

Reasonable, fair, just

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