Greek Roots

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  1. Anthropo
    (anthropology, anthropoid, philanthropy)
    human being
  2. baro
    (barometer, barometric)
    pressure
  3. chrono
    (chronology, chronometer, chronoscope)
    time
  4. cosmo
    (cosmology, cosmonaut, cosmopolitan)
    world, order, universe
  5. dem
    (democracy, demagogue, epidemic)
    people
  6. eu
    (euphoria, euphony, euphemism)
    good, well
  7. gam
    (monogamy, polygamy, bigamy)
    marriage
  8. lith
    (monolith, megalith)
    stone
  9. miso
    (misoneism, misology)
    hatred of
  10. mor
    (moron, moronic)
    fool
  11. nym, onym, onom
    (acronym, homonym, onomatopoeia)
    name
  12. ortho
    (orthodontics, orthopedics)
    straight
  13. pan
    (pangenesis, pangram, pantheism)
    all
  14. path
    (apathy, sympathy, pathetic)
    feeling
  15. peri
    (perimeter, periscope, periphery)
    around
  16. petr
    (petrify, petroleum, petroglyph)
    rock
  17. phe
    (euphemistic, prophet)
    speak, spoken about
  18. phil, philo
    (philodendron, philology, philharmonic)
    love
  19. photo
    (photography, photoflash, photogenic)
    light
  20. pneu
    (pneumonia, pneumatic)
    breath
  21. poly
    (polychromatic, polyester)
    many
  22. pseudo
    (pseudonym, pseudosalt, pseudomorph)
    false
  23. syn, sym
    (symphony, synthesize)
    together
  24. the, them, thet
    (epithet, antithesis, theme)
    to place, put
  25. theo
    (theology, theocracy, theocentric)
    God
  26. topo
    (topography, topology)
    place
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Greek Roots
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