UNIT 2: WE ARE FAMILY

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Terms in this set (13)
patriarch
a man who controls a family, group, or government
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patriarchal
a characteristic of a system of society or government controlled by men
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patrician
a person who is a member of the highest social class
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maternal
of or relating to a mother; motherly
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matron
an older married woman who usually has a high social position
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matriarchy
a family, group, or government controlled by a woman or a group of women and/or females
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generate
to produce something or cause something to be produced
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congenial
pleasant, enjoyable, or friendly
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generation
a group of people born and living during the same time
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genetic
of, relating to, or involving genes, which is the part of a cell that controls or influences the appearance, growth, etc., of a living thing
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pater/patri
father
mater/matri
mother
gen
birth, race, kind

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