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17 terms

Vocabulary Lesson 2

Words and Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
STUDY
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heresy
the crime of holding a belief that goes against established doctrine
docile
easy to teach or manage
libation
a drink, especially an alcoholic one
anathema
a hated, repellent person or thing
banter
teasing; playful conversation
castigate
to criticize or punish for the purpose of correction
gauche
lacking social graces; tactless
ignominy
public shame, disgrace, or dishonor
motley
made up of different, dissimilar parts; being of many colors
emaciated
extremely thin; wasted away
ology
"study of"
theo
"god" or "religion"
anthro
"man"
a
"not"
oid
"having the shape of"
cracy
"government by"
morph
"shape"