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-ennium
a period of years; millenium
-iatry
act or art of healing; podiatry
-ation
conversion to; moderation
-cide
act of killing; fratricide
-(o)logy
study of; biology
-core
musical genre; encore,
-(o)loger
expert; astrologer
-lith
stone; monolith
-tron
machine; automatron
-centric
focused on, eccentric
-sect
to cut; dissect
-opsy
examination; biopsy
-tastic
superb or excellent; fantastic
-ism
belief in/of; agnosticism
-(o)cracy
government; democracy
-wise
oriented towards; clockwise
-athon
event of long duration; triathalon
-smith
skilled worker of; goldsmith
-mancy
magic
-less
without; worthless
-gate
scandal; Watergate
-mania
obsession or madness; kleptomaniac
-esque
having to do with; picturesque
-acy
state or quality; piracy
-aholic
one with an obsession; alcholic
-(o)nym
name; synonym
-al
act or process; nocturnal
-zoic
of a given eon or era, paleozoic
-arian
a person who; veterinarian
-naut
voyager; astronaut
-therapy
treatment; hydrotherapy
-topia
place of; utopia
-dom
place or state; kingdom
-(a)lgia
pain; neuralgia
-phone
sound; telephone
-crat
someone who has power; technocrat
-(o)saur
giant reptile; dinosaur
-(o)polis
city; megapolis
-scope
instrument for viewing; microscope
-(a)rium
room or chamber; solarium
-ectomy
surgical removal; tonsilectomy
-monger
dealer or trader; fishmonger
-phyte
plant or plant like;

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