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English 9H Final

Terms

undefined, object
copy deck
fortitude
strength
pedagogue
teacher
dogma
teachings of a church, doctrine
helianthus
sunflower
benediction
expression of good wishes
corpulent
obese
encyclical
letter intended for wide circulation
mollification
appeasement
astrology
study of the influence of stars on the future
gastronomy
good eating or its lore
pseudonym
false name
primogenitor
earliest ancestor
polyglot
speaking many languages, multilingual
bicameral
based on two legislative bodies
theology
study of religion
sanguine
color of blood, optimistic
pseudopod
extension of a single-celled organism for movement
pyrotechnics
fireworks
misogamy
hatred of marriage
xenophile
lover of strangers
contravene
go or act against
mellifluous
smoothly flowing
superannuated
obsolete, retirement
microcosm
little world
facile
easy to do
omniscient
all-knowing
dualism
consisting of two parts
eulogy
speech of praise
genealogy
study of family ancestries
petrous
rocky
monotheistic
belief in one God
apathy
no feelings towards others, indifferent
bilingual
speak two languages
hematology
study of blood
monotone
unvarying, uniform voice
urgophobia
fear of work
aversion
settled dislike
levity
buoyancy, lightness
contradict
to oppose, to speak against
neophyte
beginner, novice, newly converted
polymorphic
having many forms
soliloquy
to speak alone
misanthrope
one who hates mankind
recapitulate
summarize
androgynous
characteristic of both male and female
antipathy
intense dislike, distaste, aversion
astrodome
window on the ceiling of an aircraft for celestial navigation
gravid
pregnant
podiatrist
foot doctor
manumit
to release from slavery
voracity
greediness
atheist
belief in no god
amorphic
having no specific shape
multilingual
speak many languages
anachronism
something misplaced in time
manacles
handcuff
verbatim
word for word
panacea
cure-all
ignominy
disgrace
supersede
to take the place of
polygamy
having more than one spouse
primeval
forest
suicide
to kill yourself
acrimonious
biting, stinging, bitter
volition
wish, will
virulent
noxious, malignant, virus
optometrist
eye examiner
anatomy
dissection, structure of plants and animals
omnipotent
all-powerful
ambiance
environment
ambivalent
feeling love and hate for the same object
chirography
hand written
macrocosm
universe
malediction
curse
abjure
deny under oath
expedited
to speed up, hasten
bibliophile
lover of books
primordial
existing from the very beginning
sanctimonious
hypocritically devout
iatrology
study of healing
parricide
to kill your father, mother, or close relative
rectify
to make straight
necropolis
cemetery
dichotomy
process of cutting in two
impecunious
penniless
genesis
origin
hippodrome
horse race track
luminary
notable person
gerontic
last phase in a life cycle
biopsy
removal of tissue for examination

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