Etymology 2

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Alternate

other choice; to switch from one to another

Alter ego

to switch personalities

Alternative

other opinions or truths

Altercation

other ideas; which is why people fight

Capture

to take; steal; kidnap

Captivate

to take interest in

Capacity

amount an area can take in

Recapitulate

to take in events again

Recede

to go back

Proceed

to go forward

Intercede

to go between

Recognize

to know something again

Cognitive

knowledge

Incognito

in hiding; to not know

Demography

statistics; report of type of people in an area

Democracy

government ruled by the people

Epidemic

spread of disease through people

Induce

lead to more quickly; bring about

Deduce

lead towards an answer

Seduction

lead towards someone

Conduct

to lead in a group; music

Abduct

to take away

Legible

capable of being read

Lectern

podium; something you read from/on

Lecturer

an orator; one who reads aloud

Election

to make a choice

Premonition

a warning ahead of time

Admonition

a warning

Admonish

to warn

Synonym

similar word meaning to another word

Acronym

letters that represent a word or phrase

Anonymous

unknown name

Pseudonym

false name

Pacify

to calm down

Pacific Ocean

peaceful ocean

Pacifist

one who promotes peace

Pendulum

anything that hangs/swings side to side

Pendant

a charm that hangs on a chain

Suspend

to hang in air

Pending

waiting to occur

Similar

the same

Assimilate

to make the same

Simile

to compare using 'like' or 'as'; two similar things

Facsimile

a copy

Inspire

breathe ideas in

Respiration

breathing

Conspire

to breathe on thought against someone

Perspiration

breathe out sweat

Subterranean

under the earth

Terrain

land; earth

Extra Terrestrial

not from earth

Abduction

to lead away

Abstain

to stay away from something

Abnormal

away from normal

Abjection

to go against an idea

Autobiography

life story

Automobile

self driving

Autocracy

self ruling or self government

Automation

self controlling

Dysfunctional

not functional

Dysentery

diarrhea; illness of bowels

Epitaph

writing upon a tombstone

Epidermis

upon surface; outer layer of skin

Epicenter

where everything happens

Epigram

a witty saying expressing a single thought

Macrocosm

large part of the universe

Macroeconomics

overview of economics

Macroscopic

visible to the eye

Object

to go against an opinion/statement

Obstruct

to go against your goal

Obscurity

against the normal

Promote

to advertise

Project

to move forward

Prognosticate

to predict

Prospect

look toward or forward for; a possibility to look forward to

Prosperity

to go towards success or in front of society

Superhuman

above human capabilities

Superego

your personality above your identity

Superintend

overseer; above others; to oversee management

Surpass

to overpass someone

Symphony

playing music together

Synonym

words that have similar meanings

System

elements that work together to form a union

Syllable

sounds that come together to form a word

Patricide

killing of the father

Infanticide

killing of an infant

Herbicide

killing of plants

Suicide

killing of one's self

Homicide

killing of others

Amnesia

act of losing your memory

Mania

act of hysteria or excitement

Democracy

the state of government ruled by the people

Anarchy

no ruling; state of chaos in government

Anthropomorphic

having to do with human characteristics

Dramatic

having to do with drama

Biblical

having to do with the Bible

Cardiac

having to do with the heart

Energetic

having to do with high energy

Fanatic

having to do with obsession

Biology

study of life

Genealogy

study of family history; genetics

Etymology

study of word origins

Cardiology

study of the heart

Photophobia

fear of light

Claustrophobia

fear of tight or enclosed spaces

Agoraphobia

fear of wide open spaces

Monophobia

fear of being alone

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia

fear of long words

Doctor

takes part in medical health or wellness

Teacher

takes part in education

Lawyer

takes part in law

Buyer

takes part in purchasing

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