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Etymology 2

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Alternate
other choice; to switch from one to another
Alter ego
to switch personalities
Alternative
other opinions or truths
Altercation
other ideas; which is why people fight
Capture
to take; steal; kidnap
Captivate
to take interest in
Capacity
amount an area can take in
Recapitulate
to take in events again
Recede
to go back
Proceed
to go forward
Intercede
to go between
Recognize
to know something again
Cognitive
knowledge
Incognito
in hiding; to not know
Demography
statistics; report of type of people in an area
Democracy
government ruled by the people
Epidemic
spread of disease through people
Induce
lead to more quickly; bring about
Deduce
lead towards an answer
Seduction
lead towards someone
Conduct
to lead in a group; music
Abduct
to take away
Legible
capable of being read
Lectern
podium; something you read from/on
Lecturer
an orator; one who reads aloud
Election
to make a choice
Premonition
a warning ahead of time
Admonition
a warning
Admonish
to warn
Synonym
similar word meaning to another word
Acronym
letters that represent a word or phrase
Anonymous
unknown name
Pseudonym
false name
Pacify
to calm down
Pacific Ocean
peaceful ocean
Pacifist
one who promotes peace
Pendulum
anything that hangs/swings side to side
Pendant
a charm that hangs on a chain
Suspend
to hang in air
Pending
waiting to occur
Similar
the same
Assimilate
to make the same
Simile
to compare using 'like' or 'as'; two similar things
Facsimile
a copy
Inspire
breathe ideas in
Respiration
breathing
Conspire
to breathe on thought against someone
Perspiration
breathe out sweat
Subterranean
under the earth
Terrain
land; earth
Extra Terrestrial
not from earth
Abduction
to lead away
Abstain
to stay away from something
Abnormal
away from normal
Abjection
to go against an idea
Autobiography
life story
Automobile
self driving
Autocracy
self ruling or self government
Automation
self controlling
Dysfunctional
not functional
Dysentery
diarrhea; illness of bowels
Epitaph
writing upon a tombstone
Epidermis
upon surface; outer layer of skin
Epicenter
where everything happens
Epigram
a witty saying expressing a single thought
Macrocosm
large part of the universe
Macroeconomics
overview of economics
Macroscopic
visible to the eye
Object
to go against an opinion/statement
Obstruct
to go against your goal
Obscurity
against the normal
Promote
to advertise
Project
to move forward
Prognosticate
to predict
Prospect
look toward or forward for; a possibility to look forward to
Prosperity
to go towards success or in front of society
Superhuman
above human capabilities
Superego
your personality above your identity
Superintend
overseer; above others; to oversee management
Surpass
to overpass someone
Symphony
playing music together
Synonym
words that have similar meanings
System
elements that work together to form a union
Syllable
sounds that come together to form a word
Patricide
killing of the father
Infanticide
killing of an infant
Herbicide
killing of plants
Suicide
killing of one's self
Homicide
killing of others
Amnesia
act of losing your memory
Mania
act of hysteria or excitement
Democracy
the state of government ruled by the people
Anarchy
no ruling; state of chaos in government
Anthropomorphic
having to do with human characteristics
Dramatic
having to do with drama
Biblical
having to do with the Bible
Cardiac
having to do with the heart
Energetic
having to do with high energy
Fanatic
having to do with obsession
Biology
study of life
Genealogy
study of family history; genetics
Etymology
study of word origins
Cardiology
study of the heart
Photophobia
fear of light
Claustrophobia
fear of tight or enclosed spaces
Agoraphobia
fear of wide open spaces
Monophobia
fear of being alone
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia
fear of long words
Doctor
takes part in medical health or wellness
Teacher
takes part in education
Lawyer
takes part in law
Buyer
takes part in purchasing