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lesson 10, 11, 12,13,14,15,16,17,18

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gerontological
pertaining to the study of the non-medical problems of the aged
senescent
growing old
calligraphic
pertaining to handwriting as an artistic expression
cacographer
one who uses ugly, illegible handwriting
senile
mentally and physically deteriorated from old age
graphological
pertaining to the analysis of handwriting
callipygian
possesed of beautiful or shapely buttocks
entomologist
insect scientist
philologist
language scientist
sociologist
social conditions scientist
anthropologist
history of development in mankind scientist
semanticist
meaning of words scientist
botanist
plants scientist
geologist
the earth scientist
astronomer
the heavenly bodies scientist
biologist
all living things scientist
zoologist
animals scientist
biopsy
microscopic examination of living tissue
autonomy
self-government
metronome
time measurer for music
astronaut
voyager among the stars
cosmonaut
traveler through the universe
disaster
great misfortune
geography
mapping of the earth
autonomous
self-governing
zodiac
diagram used in astrology
zodiacal
pertaining to such a diagram
nautical
pertaining to ships, sailing, etc.
asterisk
star-shaped symbol
biography
story of a person's life
sociological
pertaining to the study of social customs
semantic
pertaining to the psychological effects of words
bibliophile
lover and collector of books
philander
make love promiscuously
philological
pertaining to the science of linguistics
entomological
pertaining to the study of insects
Anglophile
one who admires British customs
atom
smallest particle, so-called
anatomical
pertaining to the structure of a body
tome
a dull, heavy book
dichotomous
split in two
dichotomize
to split in two
epitome
a condensation, summary, or representation of the whole
epitomize
to stand for the whole; to summarise
philanthropic
pertaining to charitable activities
eccentric
out of the norm; odd
philanderer
one who "plays around"
aphrodisiac
arousing sexual desire
sociology
science of the manner in which groups function
asocial
self-isolated from contact with people
egregious
outstandingly vicious; so bad as to be in a class by itself
congenital
starting at birth
chronic
happening over and over again; continuing for a long time
notorious
widely and unfavorably known (as for antisocial acts, character weaknesses, immoral or unethical behavior, etc.)
incorrigible
beyond correction
glib
smooth and persuasive; unusually, almost suspiciously, fluent
inveterate
long addicted to a habit
consummate
perfect in the practice of an art; extremely skillful
unconscionable
unscrupulous; entirely without conscience
pathological
diseased
gential
sexual; reproductive
to consummate
to complete
notoriety
wide and unfavorable reputation
gene
particle in the chromosome of a cell that transmits a characteristic from parent to offspring
consummation
completion
incorrigibility
inability to be reformed
genetics
the science that deals with the transmission of characteristics from parent to children
hereditary
referring to a quality or characteristics from parents to children
genesis
beginning or origin
genealogist
student of family roots or origins
consummacy
height of skill or artistry
genetic
transmitted by heredity
inveteracy
quality of habit that has been established over many years
veteran
a person long experienced at a profession, art, or business
genealogical
pertaining to a study of family origins
chronological
in order of time
incongruous
out of place
anachronous
out of time (adj. 1)
anachronistic
out of time(adj. 2)
incongruity
something, or state of being out of place
apathy
lack of feeling
chronometer
measurer of time
pathology
study of disease
antipathy
feeling of hostility or dislike
synchronize
to occur, or cause to occur, at the same time or rate
pathetic
evoking sorrow or pity
anachronism
something out of time
chronicity
state of recurring again and again
telepathy
extrasensory perception
pathologist
one who examines tissure to diagnose dieases
empathy
indentification with the feelings or another
synchronous
happening at the same time or rate
telepathic
skillful at thought transference without sensory communication
chronology
calendar of events in time sequence
chronometric
reffering to the measurement of time
gregarious
enjoying groups and companionship
nescient
ignorant
unconscionability
state of not being held back from antisocial behacior by one's conscience
prescient
having knowledge of an event before it occurs (adj.)
congregation
a religious "flock"
aggregation
a total, whole, or mass
segregate
to separate from the rest
glibness
suspiciously smooth fluency
omniscent
all-knowing (adj.)
congregate
to come together into a group or mass
ego
I, self
misein
to hate
gamos
marriage
gyne
woman
derma
skin
orthos
straight, correct
psyche
mind, soul, spirit
neuron
nerve
logos
science, study
bios
life
opsis, optikos
view, sight, vision
algos
pain
agogos
leading
pedis
foot
paidos (ped-)
child
demos
people
oculus
eye
iatreia
medical healing
metron
measurement
geras
old age
soma
body
pathos
dissease
odontos
tooth
pous, podos
foot
cheir (chiro-)
hand
graphein
to write
kallos
beauty
pyge
buttock
kakos
harsh, ugly, bad
senex
old
anthropos
mankind
astron
star
nautes
sailor
ge (geo-)
earth
zoion
animal
lingua
tongue
philein
to love
biblion
book
autos
self
socius
companion
notus
known
summus
highest
vetus
self
genesis
birth (beginning, origin)
chronos
time
pathos
feeling
grex, gregis
herd, flock
sciens
knowing
omnis
all
nomos
law, order,arrangement