Growing Your Vocabulary — Book C, Chapter 10

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-hom-
a root that means "human" or "man"
Homo sapiens
the scientific name for human beings
-cide
a suffix that means "to cut" or "to kill"
homicide
the murder of a human being
-anthropo- or -andro-
a root that means "man"
anthropology
the study of human beings and their culture
mis-
a prefix that means "bad" or "wrong"
misanthrope
someone who hates people
philanthropy
the act of charitable giving
android
a machine or robot that resembles a human being