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ast, aster

star

ball, bol, ble

to throw

cau, caus

to burn

gen, gon

race, to produce

graph, gram

writing, things written

hem, hemat

blood

lith, lite

stone

mne

to remember

pol, polis

city, state

tact, tax

to arrange, to put in order

tele

distant

paragraph

group of unified sentences

lithograph

print made from a prepared stone

hemorrhage

heavy or uncontrollable bleeding

tactic

method

astrology

study of the influence of stars on the future

holocaust

destruction by fire on a mass scale

telescope

instrument for viewing distant objects

hyperbole

exaggeration

theogony

origin of the gods

podiatrist

foot doctor

cosmopolitan

having a worldwide scope

amnesia

loss of memory

homotaxis

similarity of composition and arrangement in rock strata of different ages or in different regions

lithotomy

surgical removal of a calculus (stone) from the bladder, kidney, or urinary tract

cosmogony

the branch of science that deals with the origin of the universe, esp. the solar system

hematology

the study of the physiology of the blood

phonograph

a record player

neolithic

of, relating to, or denoting the later part of the Stone Age

graphologist

study of handwriting

metropolis

the capital or chief city of a country or region

leukemia

a malignant progressive disease in which the bone marrow and other blood-forming organs produce increased numbers of immature or abnormal leukocytes

mnemonic

a device such as a pattern of letters, ideas, or associations that assists in remembering something

telepathy

the supposed communication of thoughts or ideas by means other than the known senses

disastrous

causing great damage

polis

polis- city in greek

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