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name
onym
birth beginning
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synonym
one of two or more words or expressions of the same language that have the same or nearly the same meaning in some or all senses
genesis
the origin or coming into being of something
patronymic
a name derived from that of the father or a paternal ancestor usually by the addition of an affix
pseudonym
a fictitious name
eponym
one for whom or which something is or is believed to be named
gene
a specific sequence of nucleotides in DNA or RNA that is located usually on a chromosome and that is the functional unit of inheritance
generator
one that generates: as a: an apparatus in which vapor or gas is formed b: a machine by which mechanical energy is changed into electrical energy
anonymous
not named or identified
generic
relating to or characteristic of a whole group or class: general
regenerate
to revive or produce anew
genetic
pertaining to; produced by genes
homonym
a word the same as another in sound and spelling, but different in meaning
antonym
a word opposite in meaning to another
progenitor
a biologically related ancestor
genre
a class or category of artistic endeavor
progeny
a descendant or offspring, as a child, plant, or animal
acronym
a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words in a set phrase (HOMES)
hydrogen
a colorless, odorless, and flammable gas that combines chemically with oxygen to make water
multiple meaning words
minor mount neutral outfit pace
head
cap
foot
ped
foot
pod
child
ped
body
corp
decapitate
to cut off the head of: behead
captivity
the state or period of being held, imprisoned, enslaved, or confined
capitol
a building in which a state legislative body meets
Capitol
the building in which the United States Congress meets at Washington
recapitulate
to restate briefly; summarize
capital
the most important city in a state or town, usually has a seat of government
pedagogy
the art, science, or profession of teaching
pedestal
base, foundation; the base of an upright structure
pedant
a male schoolteacher; one who makes a show of knowledge
pedantic
a person who is obsessed with details
pedestrian
going or performed on foot; of, relating to, or designed for walking
pedagogue
teacher, schoolmaster
centipede
a bug that has a long body and many jointed legs
pediatric
of or relating to pediatrics
pediatrics
a branch of medicine dealing with the development, care, and diseases of children
pediatrician
a specialist in pediatrics
pedicure
a person who provides care for the feet, toes, and nails; care of the feet, toes, and nails
impede
to interfere with or slow the progress of; to hinder
expedition
a journey undertaken for a specific purpose
podiatry
the medical care and treatment of the human foot; called also chiropody
podium
small platform for the conductor of an orchestra, for a public speaker, etc; a low wall forming a base for construction, as a colonnade or dome
corpse
a human or animal body whether living or dead
corporal
a low ranking officier in the armed forces
corps
a group of persons associated together or acting under common direction
corporation
an association of employers and employees in a basic industry; a group of merchants or traders united in a trade guild
corpulent
having a large bulky body; obese
joint launch level lodge mask minute
multiple meaning words
great
magni
large
macro
much many
poly
equal
equ
all
omni
magnificient
strikingly beautiful or impressive
magnification
the act of magnifying
magnitude
great size or extent; the intensity of an earthquake represented by a number on the arbitrary scale
macroscopic
observable by the naked eye; involving large units or elements
macroeconomics
the branch of economics that studies the overall working of a national economy
polygon
a closed plane figure bounded by straight lines
polysemous
having multiple meanings
polyglot
a book containing versions of the same text in several languages
polysyllabic
having more than one and usually more than three syllables
polymath
a person of encyclopedic learning
polytechnic
skilled in many technical arts; devoted to instruction in many technical arts or applied sciences
equator
a great circle of the earth or a celestial body that is everywhere equally distant from the two poles and divides the surface into the northern and southern hemispheres
equatorial
being in the plane of the equator
equation
the process of equating; and element affecting a process
equivalent
equal in force, amount, or value
equanimity
suggests a habit of mind that is only rarely disturbed under great strain
equilateral
having all sides equal
equitable
having or exhibiting equity
omnidirectional
being in all directions
omnipotent
having virtually unlimited authority or influence
omniscient
having infinite awareness
omnivore
one that feeds on both animal and vegetable substances