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Greek Roots - Final Exam
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an unreasonable fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers or of that which is foreign or strange.
love of or liking for women.
hatred of marriage.
marriage within a specific tribe or similar social unit.
a word spelled the same as another but having a different sound and meaning, as lead (to conduct) and lead (a metal).
a word that is both a homophone and a homograph, that is, exactly the same as another in sound and spelling but different in meaning, as chase "to pursue" and chase "to ornament metal."
the doctrine of or belief in more than one god or in many gods.
a prolonged talk or discourse by a single speaker, especially one dominating or monopolizing a conversation.
the study of family ancestries and histories.
the living together of two dissimilar organisms, as in mutualism, commensalism, amensalism, or parasitism.
division into two parts, kinds, etc.; subdivision into halves or pairs.
a deviation from the common rule, type, arrangement, or form. Synonyms: abnormality, exception, peculiarity.
the substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt.
an extravagant statement or figure of speech not intended to be taken literally, as "to wait an eternity."
a proposition, or set of propositions, set forth as an explanation for the occurrence of some specified group of phenomena
proceeding from within; derived internally.
originating from outside; derived externally.
distrust or hatred of reason or reasoning.
a complete change of form, structure, or substance, as transformation by magic or witchcraft.
a form of social organization in which the father is the supreme authority in the family, clan, or tribe and descent is reckoned in the male line, with the children belonging to the father's clan or tribe.
having or representing the earth as a center
the external boundary of any surface or area.
an abnormal fear of being in crowds, public places, or open areas, sometimes accompanied by anxiety attacks.
a pathological fear of heights.
a horizontal line used as a diacritic over a vowel to indicate that it has a long sound or other specified pronunciation, as (ā) in fate (fāt).
having very little inflection; limited to a narrow pitch range.
the science or the study of the origin, nature, and course of diseases.
communication between minds by some means other than sensory perception.
pleasant in sound; agreeable to the ear
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