125 terms

Stems List 26-30

STUDY
PLAY
delinate
outline
emollient
softener
retrograde
backward
melancholy
dark sadness
intracranial
within the skull
cardiovascular
of the heart and vessels
epiphany
revalation
histology
study of living tissue
perihelion
orpital point near the sun
inherent
built in
plutocracy
government of the wealthy
sine qua non
essential element
corpulent
full body
dichotomy
two part division
pathological
diseased
cryptic
having hidden meaning
isoceles
having two equal sides
pathogen
disease causer
vociferous
loudly voiced
rectify
correct
sanctimonious
affectidly holy
tortuous
twisting
rectilinear
right angled
metamorphosis
change of shape
petroglyph
rock craving
chronic
lasting
hyperbole
overstatement
sonorous
full sounding
germane
related
convivial
social and festive
cognomen
nickname
anarchist
one against government
animadversion
critisism
pusillanimous
small minded
subterfuge
evasive dodge
saturnine
gloomy and remote
luminary
enlightning person
exorbitant
unreasonable
expatriate
banish
filligree
lacy design
eulogy
words of praise
sedentary
sitting
euphoria
joy
bonhomie
good-naturedness
bona fide
good faith
bon vivant
luxary
mutable
changeable
impute
attribute discredit
status quo
the present state
paradigm
model
schism
division
bootless
useless
rubicund
red
apotheosis
raising to God status
precursor
forerunner
transpose
switch
invective
bitter denunciation
prestigitation
sleight of hands
cosmology
study of the universe
effusion
outpouring
anthology
literary collection
posthumous
after death
euphony
beautiful sound
refractory
stubborn
platitude
flat trike remark
acrophobia
fear of heights
agoraphobia
fear of openness
veracity
truthfulness
verisimilitude
similarity to truth
idiosyncracy
peculiarity
alumni
graduate
casus belli
cause for war
interregnum
time between rulers
infraction
breaking
condign
worthy
colloquy
conversation
viable
able to live
synopsis
summary
terra firma
solid ground
sanction
authorize
Russophobe
one who fears Russia
prognosis
medical forecast
polychrome
many colored
philanthropy
love of mankind
perspicacity
insight
mobocracy
mob rule
gerontocracy
government of the old
magniloquence
great eloquence
kleptomaniac
pathological thief
joie de vivre
joy of living
in loco parentis
in place of parents
mundane
worldly
synthesis
combination
unequivocal
direct
nihilism
belief in nothing
audiophile
stereo buff
entomology
insect zoology
omnifarious
of all kinds
invidious
causing envy
deduction
reasoning down from principles
induction
factual reasoning
hagiocracy
government of the saints
diction
word choice
disconsolate
inconsolable
disingenuous
insincere
fractious
unruly
nondescript
of no category
prolific
productive
chronicle
a history
primeval
of the first ages
panegyric
elaborate eulogy
fidelity
faithfulness
magnum opus
opus great work
antediluvian
from before the Flood
comport
behave
insurgence
uprising
expeditiously
rapidly
renovate
restore
carnage
butchery
decadent
downfallen
supercilious
scornful
inexorable
inescapable
emissary
messenger
improvident
without foresight
moribund
dying