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English From the Roots Up Volume 1 pages 1-10

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photos
lights
photgraph
picture drawn by light
telephoto
light from far away
photometer
a device which measures light
phototropic
turning toward light
photophilia
love of light
photophobia
fear or dislike of light
photosynthesis
a process of putting things together by using light
graph
to write or draw
phonograph
machine for writing or recording sound
telegraph
writing from far away
lithograph
drawing made on a stone
graphite
black carbon used for drawing or writing
autograph
to write one's own name
phonogram
written symbol for a sound
hologram
a three-dimensional photograph of a whole object
tele
far away, distant
television
seeing distant things
telephone
sound from far away
telescope
device for looking at distant objects
telepathy
knowing how someone far away is feeling
telethon
a telephone fund raiser which runs on non-stop
metron
measure
meter
unit of measure
geometry
measurement of the earth
optometry
measure eyesight
symmetry
measuring the same
barometer
device to measure air pressure
thermometer
measure heat
diameter
measuring across
centimeter
one hundredth of a meter
anemometer
measures wind speed
tropos
turning
tropics
the area of the earth from the equator north to the Tropic of Cancer and south to the Tropic of Capricorn
tropical
the climate of the earth in the tropics
heliotrope
a flower named for its tendency to turn towrd the sun
tropophilous
plants or trees which like a change or turning of seasons, hot and cold, wet and dry
thermotropism
turning toward heat
philia
love, friendship
philosopher
one who loves wisdom
Philadelphia
city of brotherly love
philanthropist
one who cares about his fellow man
phillumenist
one who collects match covers
philogynist
one who loves women
philologist
one who loves words
philtre
love potion
Anglophile
one who loves England
Francophile
one who loves France
phobos
fear
phobia
irrational fear
agoraphobia
fear of open space
claustrophobia
fear of closed places
hydrophobia
disease which makes it difficult to swallow, thought to be fear of water
phobophobia
fear of fear itself
zoophobia
fear of animals
toxikophobia
fear of poison
Phobos
a moon of the planet Mars
syn
with, together
sympathy
to feel with someone else
symphony
sounds that go together
synthesis
putting together
synthetic
material made by putting chemicals together
synonym
two words with same meaning
synagogue
place to bring people together
synchronize
to do things at the same time
thesis
put, place, position
thesis
a position taken in an argument supported by a set of reasons
theme
an essay or compostion on a certain subject with a statement and supporting reasons
parenthesis
statement beside (or inside) a main sentence
synthesizer
instrument which puts sounds together like real musical instruments
kinesis
movement
kinetic
relating to movement of bodies
kinesiology
study of human movement
kinescope
a machine which shows pictures of movement (old term for TV movies)
cinema
motion pictures
cinematographer
motion picture photographer
holos
complete
opsis
sight
sym
same, equal
baros
weight, pressure
anemos
wind
sophia
wisdom
adelphos
brother
anthropos
man
lumen
light
gyne
woman
Angli
English
Francus
France
agora
field
claustrum
lock or bolt
toxikos
poison
onoma
name
ago
bring