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mort
Latin for death
immortalize
verb. to preserve in memory forever
morbid
adjective, taking an unhealthy interest in unpleasant things
mortify
verb, to cause extreme embarrassment to
moribund
adjective, in a dying or deathlike state
nec/nox/nic
Lati to hurt, kill
noxious
adjective, harmful to physical or moralhealth
pernicious
adjective, causing damage; harmful
bio
Greek for life
biodegradable
adjective, able to be broken down naturally
symbiotic
adjective, mutually beneficial; supporting one another's life
antibiotic
adjective, causing the death of living organisms, especially harmful ones
viv
Latin to live
vivacious
adjective, cheerful and full of life
vivid
adjective, making a strong impression on the senses; clear and sharp