Big Dawg Greek Roots Test 1 (1-3)
Terms in this set (72)
A word formed from the first letter of each word in a series
(n.) a pen name, name assumed by a writer
of an unknown source or unrevealed name
a word that means the opposite of another word
name derived from a paternal ancestor
a person whose name is, or is thought to be, the source of the name of something
a word spelled exactly like another word, but having a different meaning
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
of, relating to, or denoting the later part of the Stone Age,
worship of the new
new word or expression
Closest extinct human relative.
pertaining to newborn
fear of new things
the new and abnormal development of cells that may be benign or malignant
Outer layer of skin
injected under the skin
inflammation of the skin
stuffing and mounting dead animals
medicine that is to be rubbed on the skin and absorbed by the body
pertaining to upon the skin
the study and interpretation of types and symbols, originally especially in the Bible.
The style and appearance of printed matter.
an original model on which later versions are patterned
An organism's physical appearance, or visible traits.
A generalized belief about a group of people
unlike the typical
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in literature and myth and is thought to appeal in a universal way to the unconscious and to evoke a response
Representatives of a species that stimulate a distinct pattern of antibody responses
a speaker of many languages
A place in the back of the book that gives the definitions or tell the meaning of certain words in the book.
A flap of tissue that seals off the windpipe and prevents food from entering.
knowing only one language
try to conceal or disguise (something embarrassing or unfavorable) by treating it briefly or representing it misleadingly.
absence of a tongue
removal of the tongue
destruction of ancient stone buildings or monuments
so frightened as to be unable to move
the description and systematic classification of rocks
a liquid mixture of hydrocarbons that is present in certain rock strata
a carving on a rock
The smell of earth after rain.
like a rock, hard, stony
a drawing or painting on a rock
generator for producing electricity; energetic person
The study of forces and the resulting motion of objects through the air.
a powerful explosive
A series of rulers from the same family
The study of energy transformations that occur in a collection of matter.
active, energetic, forceful
how behavior springs from unconscious drives and conflicts
act of power
A government ruled by a few powerful people
relating to a society in which men hold the greatest legal and moral authority
a group of persons or things arranged in order, rank, or grade
female head of the family
king or queen
a person who maintains and is in charge of archives.
a curved symmetrical structure spanning an opening and typically supporting the weight of a bridge, roof, or wall above it.
public records; place where public records are kept
The study of body structure
device for converting a liquid to a fine spray
surgical removal of part or all of the stomach
surgery to remove a portion of the brain
an incision in the windpipe made to relieve an obstruction to breathing
a division into two parts
surgical removal of the tonsils
a solid swelling of clotted blood within the tissues.
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