lesson 10, 11, 12,13,14,15,16,17,18

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gerontological

pertaining to the study of the non-medical problems of the aged

senescent

growing old

calligraphic

pertaining to handwriting as an artistic expression

cacographer

one who uses ugly, illegible handwriting

senile

mentally and physically deteriorated from old age

graphological

pertaining to the analysis of handwriting

callipygian

possesed of beautiful or shapely buttocks

entomologist

insect scientist

philologist

language scientist

sociologist

social conditions scientist

anthropologist

history of development in mankind scientist

semanticist

meaning of words scientist

botanist

plants scientist

geologist

the earth scientist

astronomer

the heavenly bodies scientist

biologist

all living things scientist

zoologist

animals scientist

biopsy

microscopic examination of living tissue

autonomy

self-government

metronome

time measurer for music

astronaut

voyager among the stars

cosmonaut

traveler through the universe

disaster

great misfortune

geography

mapping of the earth

autonomous

self-governing

zodiac

diagram used in astrology

zodiacal

pertaining to such a diagram

nautical

pertaining to ships, sailing, etc.

asterisk

star-shaped symbol

biography

story of a person's life

sociological

pertaining to the study of social customs

semantic

pertaining to the psychological effects of words

bibliophile

lover and collector of books

philander

make love promiscuously

philological

pertaining to the science of linguistics

entomological

pertaining to the study of insects

Anglophile

one who admires British customs

atom

smallest particle, so-called

anatomical

pertaining to the structure of a body

tome

a dull, heavy book

dichotomous

split in two

dichotomize

to split in two

epitome

a condensation, summary, or representation of the whole

epitomize

to stand for the whole; to summarise

philanthropic

pertaining to charitable activities

eccentric

out of the norm; odd

philanderer

one who "plays around"

aphrodisiac

arousing sexual desire

sociology

science of the manner in which groups function

asocial

self-isolated from contact with people

egregious

outstandingly vicious; so bad as to be in a class by itself

congenital

starting at birth

chronic

happening over and over again; continuing for a long time

notorious

widely and unfavorably known (as for antisocial acts, character weaknesses, immoral or unethical behavior, etc.)

incorrigible

beyond correction

glib

smooth and persuasive; unusually, almost suspiciously, fluent

inveterate

long addicted to a habit

consummate

perfect in the practice of an art; extremely skillful

unconscionable

unscrupulous; entirely without conscience

pathological

diseased

gential

sexual; reproductive

to consummate

to complete

notoriety

wide and unfavorable reputation

gene

particle in the chromosome of a cell that transmits a characteristic from parent to offspring

consummation

completion

incorrigibility

inability to be reformed

genetics

the science that deals with the transmission of characteristics from parent to children

hereditary

referring to a quality or characteristics from parents to children

genesis

beginning or origin

genealogist

student of family roots or origins

consummacy

height of skill or artistry

genetic

transmitted by heredity

inveteracy

quality of habit that has been established over many years

veteran

a person long experienced at a profession, art, or business

genealogical

pertaining to a study of family origins

chronological

in order of time

incongruous

out of place

anachronous

out of time (adj. 1)

anachronistic

out of time(adj. 2)

incongruity

something, or state of being out of place

apathy

lack of feeling

chronometer

measurer of time

pathology

study of disease

antipathy

feeling of hostility or dislike

synchronize

to occur, or cause to occur, at the same time or rate

pathetic

evoking sorrow or pity

anachronism

something out of time

chronicity

state of recurring again and again

telepathy

extrasensory perception

pathologist

one who examines tissure to diagnose dieases

empathy

indentification with the feelings or another

synchronous

happening at the same time or rate

telepathic

skillful at thought transference without sensory communication

chronology

calendar of events in time sequence

chronometric

reffering to the measurement of time

gregarious

enjoying groups and companionship

nescient

ignorant

unconscionability

state of not being held back from antisocial behacior by one's conscience

prescient

having knowledge of an event before it occurs (adj.)

congregation

a religious "flock"

aggregation

a total, whole, or mass

segregate

to separate from the rest

glibness

suspiciously smooth fluency

omniscent

all-knowing (adj.)

congregate

to come together into a group or mass

ego

I, self

misein

to hate

gamos

marriage

gyne

woman

derma

skin

orthos

straight, correct

psyche

mind, soul, spirit

neuron

nerve

logos

science, study

opsis, optikos

view, sight, vision

algos

pain

agogos

leading

pedis

foot

paidos (ped-)

child

demos

people

oculus

eye

iatreia

medical healing

metron

measurement

geras

old age

pathos

dissease

odontos

tooth

pous, podos

foot

cheir (chiro-)

hand

graphein

to write

kallos

beauty

pyge

buttock

kakos

harsh, ugly, bad

anthropos

mankind

astron

star

nautes

sailor

ge (geo-)

earth

zoion

animal

lingua

tongue

philein

to love

biblion

book

autos

self

socius

companion

notus

known

summus

highest

vetus

self

genesis

birth (beginning, origin)

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