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Vocabulary From Classical Roots Book C, Lesson 3 and 4

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matrix
the surroundings which something develops
matriarchy
a society controlled by women
matriculate
to register as a student at a college or university
patriarch
the male head of family or tribe
patrimony
a family inheritance
patronage
support; encouragement
patronize
to treat something inferiorly, to go to regularly
patronymic
name from an ancestor
fraternal
brotherly
fraternize
to be friendly with
avuncular
like an uncle
familial
having to do with the family
uxorious
dominated by ones wife
bigamy
marriage to two mates
monogamy
marriage to a single mate
puerile
immature
orthopedics
branch of medicine treating skeletal and movement issues
pedagogue
a teacher
pedant
one who doesn't look deeply into things, a scholarly show-off
entity
real or independent existence
nonentity
a person or thing with no importance
essence
the basic element, a perfume
moribund
about to die or end
mortify
to shame, to discipline by denial
postmortem
an autopsy, analysis of something thats over
euthanasia
painlessly killing a suffering person or animal
innate
born with
naive
unsophisticated, gullible
nascent
coming into existence
renaissance
rebirth