Greek and Latin Roots - therm (heat, temperature) and socio (companion, friend)

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endothermic

adjective - heated from within the body

exothermic

adjective - requires heat to be absorbed from outside of the body

therm

noun - a unit of heat equal to 1,000 great calories

thermal

adjective - related to heat or temperature

thermodynamic

adjective - caused or operated by heat that has changed into different forms of energy

thermograph

noun - a device that automatically writes down (records) changes in temperature

thermometer

noun - an instrument that measures temperature or heat

thermophile

noun - an organism that has adapted to living in very high temperatures (heat), such as bacteria or algae

thermos

noun - a container that is used to keep things warm, such as your soup; a double walled container that keeps things warm

thermostat

noun - a device used to control the temperature

antisocial

adjective - against the basic rules of a group; harmful to the people in a group

associate

noun - a fellow worker or friend (usually related to an office)

association

noun - a group of people who have gathered based on similar goals or beliefs

disassociate

verb - to break ties with a group; to end a friendship; to sever a relationship

social

adjective - friendly; a person who enjoys companions

socialite

noun - a person who is important or of high rank withing a specific, usually fashionable group

sociogram

noun - a diagram that represents each person's friends in a classroom

sociology

noun - the study of how people get along

sociopath

noun - a person who suffers from an antisocial mental disorder

unsocial

adjective - not social; having or showing a dislike for others in a group

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