Vocab ALL Semster 1

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  1. FAC
    TO MAKE OR DO
  2. FACILITATE
    to make easier
  3. MANUFACTURE
    to make or process into a finished product
  4. AMPLIFICATION
    the act of making larger or more powerful
  5. BENEFACTOR
    one who does something good
  6. FID
    FAITH
  7. CONFIDE
    to show faith by sharing secrets
  8. CONFIDENT
    having faith in oneself
  9. FIDELITY
    faithfulness
  10. INFIDEL
    not faithful; a person who does not have faith
  11. culpa
    blame
  12. culpable
    guilty, deserving blame
  13. culpability
    responsible, guilt that is deserved
  14. culprit
    one charged with offense or crime
  15. cur
    run
  16. concur
    to run together, to agree
  17. currency
    something that in in circulation as a medium of exchange
  18. curriculum
    originally, a rare course; today all courses offered by an educational institution
  19. cursory
    running over rapidly without attention to detail
  20. excursion
    a running out somewhere, journey
  21. recourse
    a running back for help, a turning to someone for help
  22. derm
    skin
  23. dermabrasion
    surgical procedure designed to remove skin imperfections
  24. dermatitis
    inflammation of the skin
  25. dict
    speak
  26. abdicate
    to proclaim away; to formally remove a throne/high office
  27. dictator
    someone whose speeech is taken as final word; one who orders others around
  28. edict
    speaking out, official decree
  29. jurisdiction
    the right to interpret (speak) and apply the law
  30. Cred
    believe
  31. CREDIBILITY
    the quality of being believable or trustworthy
  32. INCREDULOUS
    unwilling to admit or accept what is offered as true; skeptical
  33. CREDULITY
    willingness to believe something on little evidence
  34. COUNTER
    contrary
  35. CONTRADICT
    to disagree with; to challenge
  36. COUNTERACT
    to counter; to work against
  37. CONTRARY
    opposing; divergent
  38. COUNTER-ARGUMENT
    an argument against another argument, idea or suggestion (in opposition); something that undermines an argument or deters someone from action
  39. dis, di, dif
    not, away, apart
  40. diffident
    hesitant to assert oneself due to lack of self-confidence; timid
  41. discordant
    not in accord; disagreeable
  42. disparity
    difference; unlikeness
  43. dissuade
    to turn a person away by persuasion
  44. diverse
    unlike; as different opinions
  45. duc, duct
    to draw or lead
  46. abduct
    to make off with, snatch
  47. deduce
    infer; figure out
  48. ductile
    yielding, flexible
  49. induce
    to provoke or cause
  50. reproduce
    to copy/replicate; to produce offspring
  51. dys
    abnormal, difficult
  52. dysfunctional
    not working properly
  53. dystopia
    a bad place
  54. dyslexia
    impaired ability to read
  55. dystrophy
    defective nutrition
  56. ego
    self
  57. egoism
    belief that mortality is based on self-intrest
  58. egomanical
    obsessivly preoccupied the the self
  59. egocentric
    self-centered, selfish
  60. alter ego
    another side of oneself
  61. eu
    good, well
  62. eulogize
    to give a speech in praise of; to give a good speech
  63. euphemism
    subsitiution of a good word for an unpleasent one
  64. euphony
    good sound
  65. euphoria
    a feeling of well-being
  66. euthanasia
    painless putting to death for merciful reasons
  67. ex, es, e
    out
  68. ebullient
    bubbling out; overflowing with enthusiasm
  69. efface
    to remove the face of; wipe out
  70. emigrate
    to move out of a country
  71. enerviate
    to deprive of nerve, force, vigor; to weaken
  72. exodus
    a departure; usually a large # of people
  73. gen
    birth, race, kind
  74. engender
    to give birth to
  75. generation
    all the people born at about the same time
  76. ingenious
    having inborn talent; clever at contriving
  77. genteel
    having an aristocratic quality; refined in manner
  78. genetics
    science of heredity
  79. graph
    to write
  80. autograph
    a handwritten signature; something written/made with ones own hand
  81. graphite
    soft, lustrous form of carbon used in pencil lead
  82. stenographer
    one who uses narrow/small writing; a person who takes dictation in shorthand
  83. anthrop
    human
  84. anthropology
    the study of physical, social, and cultural developemnt and behavior of human beings
  85. misantrhopic
    characterized by hatred for people
  86. philantropy
    effort to increase well being of humans by charitable donation
  87. philanthropic
    charitable
  88. auto
    self
  89. autocracy
    government by a single person
  90. authomatic
    operating by itself
  91. automation
    robot, apparatus that funtions by itself
  92. autonomy
    the right of self government
  93. autopsy
    seeing for oneslf; an examination of a dead body to discover cause of death
  94. brev
    short
  95. abbreviate
    to make shorter, reduce
  96. beif
    short in time/duration
  97. brevity
    breifness of duration, concise expression
  98. belli
    war
  99. bellicose
    warlike in manner or temperament
  100. belligerent
    eager to fiht, aggressive or hostile
  101. bene
    well, good
  102. benediction
    speaking good wishes/a blessing
  103. benigh
    mild in character/not malignant or harmful
  104. benefactor
    person who gives help/financial assistance
  105. benevolence
    an inclination to do good
  106. a, an
    not, without
  107. amoral
    without moral standards; unable to distinguish between right and wrong
  108. anomaly
    a rare exception
  109. anonymous
    without a name
  110. asymmetry
    lack of balance
  111. amphi, ambi
    around, both
  112. ampbidextrious
    able touse both hand with ease
  113. ambiguity
    the quality of having two possible meanings
  114. ambivalence
    the quality of having conflicting feelings toward a person/idea
  115. amphibious
    quality of being able to survive on land and water
  116. ann, en
    year
  117. annual
    yearly
  118. perennial
    having a life cycle lasting many years
  119. semiannual
    half yearly, occuring 2x every year
  120. ante, anti
    before
  121. antebellum
    before a war, especially the Civil war
  122. antecedent
    anything that logically goes before something. also the word a pronoun refers to
  123. antiquated
    so old as to be no longer useful
  124. antiquity
    ancient

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