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Vocabulary 9-Unit 2

Unit 2 of Mr. Coons English 9 class
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Arch/Archi
rule/government
gynarchy
rule by women
oligarchy
rule by a selected few
archangel
an angle of hight rank
archetype
pattern or model
hierarchy
rule in order of rank
Dem
people
demagogue
a popular leader of people
demographics
statistics of human population
democracy
rule by people
epidemic
affecting large population of people
pandemic
pertaining to all the people
Gen
kind, race, origin
genealogy
family, history
genocide
killing of a race
genre
type, style, or kind
generic
characteristic of a whole group or kind
Gon
angle
diagonal
extending from corner to opposite corner
Polygon
figure having many sides
pentagon
a polygon with five angles and sides
trigonometry
study of the properties of triangles
Gyn
women
gynephobia
fear of women
misogynist
one who hates women
genocide
the killing of women
Log
idea, word, speech, discussion, reason, study
philology
love of literature and learning
entomology
study of insects
etymology
study of word origins
dialogue
conversation between two or more parties
prologue
preface or introduction to a play or story
neologism
a new word, usage, or expression
logorrhea
talkativeness
Archae
ancient
archaeology
study of past human life
archaic
antiquated, old-fashioned
archives
preserved historical documents
Hetero
various; unlike
heterodox
different from accepted standards
heteronym
different name
heterogeneous
different in kind or nature
Homo
same
homogeneous
of the same kind
homonym
same spelling; different meaning
homogenize
to reduce particles to same size and distribute evenly in liquid
Olig
few
oligophagous
eating only a few kinds of food
oligopoly
few producers control demand from many buyers
Pan, Panto
all
pandemic
pertaining to all the people
panacea
cure-all
pantheon
a temple dedicated to the gods
pantheism
doctrine that God is the sum of all natural forces
Poly
many
polyglot
linguist, expert in languages
polytheism
belief in many gods
polygamy
plurality of marriages