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  1. chronic
    lasting
  2. filigree
    lacy design
  3. germane
    related
  4. paradigm
    model
  5. hyperbole
    overstatement
  6. contretemps
    embarrassing mishap
  7. anapest
    three-syllable foot, stress on third
  8. feckless
    without effect
  9. feculent
    foul
  10. anachronistic
    misplaced in time
  11. epistle
    long instructive letter
  12. proscenium
    stage forward of curtain
  13. remunerate
    repay
  14. neurasthenia
    nervous exhaustion
  15. pharisaism
    hypocrisy
  16. scen
    stage
  17. fil
    thread
  18. less
    without
  19. chron
    time
  20. sthen
    strength
  21. neuro
    nerve
  22. gran
    grain
  23. germ
    related
  24. lent
    full of
  25. sanctimonious
    affectedly holy
  26. cryptic
    having hidden meaning
  27. perihelion
    orbital point nearest sun
  28. corpulent
    full bodied
  29. vociferous
    bad
  30. ne plus ultra
    peak of perfection
  31. execrate
    denounce or curse
  32. beatify
    make blissfully happy
  33. kinesiology
    science of motion
  34. impecunious
    poor
  35. insidious
    sly
  36. dissemble
    conceal through pretense
  37. abyss
    bottomless fissure
  38. antipathy
    strong dislike
  39. paragon
    excellent model
  40. corp
    body
  41. plus
    more
  42. kin
    motion
  43. a-
    without
  44. peri
    near
  45. fer
    carry
  46. ultra
    beyond
  47. simul
    feign
  48. para
    beside
  49. nacolepsy
    attacks of sleep
  50. dissonant
    inharmonious
  51. euphemism
    pleasant name
  52. syndrome
    complex of symptoms
  53. megalomania
    delusions of greatness
  54. pungent
    sharp
  55. lacustrine
    of lakes
  56. monograph
    paper on one subject
  57. expostulate
    to object earnestly
  58. superego
    unconcious conscience
  59. teneborus
    dark and gloomy
  60. gynecocracy
    government of women
  61. costermonger
    vegetable vendor
  62. malfeasance
    public misconduct
  63. aquiline
    eaglelike
  64. mania
    madness
  65. lepsy
    attack
  66. drome
    run
  67. monger
    seller
  68. narco
    sleep
  69. fac
    to do
  70. somnambulist
    sleepwalker
  71. temporize
    delay
  72. stringent
    binding
  73. cognizant
    aware
  74. diffident
    shy
  75. morphology
    study of form
  76. misogynist
    hater of women
  77. epistemology
    study of knowledge
  78. commiserate
    sympathize
  79. transom
    window or door crossbar
  80. apocryphal
    not authentic
  81. opprobrium
    disgrace
  82. eschatology
    theology of last things
  83. antinomy
    contradicting reasonable principles
  84. tautology
    needless repetition
  85. tauto
    same
  86. crypt
    hidden
  87. string
    bind
  88. mis
    hatred
  89. tempor
    time
  90. nomy
    law
  91. epist
    knowledge
  92. somn
    sleep
  93. gyn
    woman
  94. anti
    against
  95. logy
    science
  96. diatribe
    abusive speech
  97. incisive
    sharp
  98. pugnacious
    combative
  99. acronym
    initials-name
  100. abrogate
    annul
  101. obloquy
    verbal abuse
  102. disjecta membra
    scattered fragments
  103. disinter
    unearth
  104. recondite
    abstruse
  105. infra dig
    beneath dignity
  106. supererogatory
    beyond what's asked
  107. truculent
    fiercely savage
  108. ineluctable
    not escapable
  109. solipsism
    doctrine: only self exists
  110. remonstrate
    plead in protest
  111. cise
    cut
  112. trib
    pay
  113. ject
    throw
  114. infra
    beneath
  115. acro
    high
  116. dia
    across
  117. rogat
    ask
  118. luct
    struggle
  119. discursive
    rambling
  120. analgesic
    painkiller
  121. abjure
    renounce
  122. egregious
    blatant
  123. intractable
    stubborn
  124. superannuated
    obsolete
  125. punctillio
    point of conduct
  126. equilibrist
    tightrope walker
  127. postprandial
    after dinner
  128. bas-relief
    low-relief sculpture
  129. biogenesis
    theory of life from life
  130. metempsychosis
    transmigration of souls
  131. contiguous
    touching
  132. malefic
    causing harm
  133. nonpareil
    something unequaled
  134. algia
    pain
  135. tract
    pull
  136. punct
    point
  137. tig
    touching
  138. an-
    without
  139. dis
    away
  140. bio
    life
  141. ab
    away
  142. ann
    year
  143. fic
    make
  144. psych
    soul
  145. par
    equal
  146. specious
    false
  147. xenophobia
    fear of foreigners
  148. malediction
    a curse
  149. anthropomorphic
    man-shaped
  150. bellicose
    warlike
  151. inter alia
    among other things
  152. autochthonous
    native
  153. patronize
    condescend to
  154. mellifluous
    honeyed
  155. mirabile dictu
    wonderful to say
  156. hagiography
    saint's biography
  157. expatiate
    to elaborate
  158. expedite
    hasten
  159. ineffable
    inexpressible
  160. euthanasia
    mercy killing
  161. morph
    shape
  162. graph
    write
  163. xeno
    stranger
  164. bell
    war
  165. mel
    honey
  166. hagio
    saint
  167. mir
    wonder
  168. emissary
    messenger
  169. diction
    word choice
  170. supercillious
    scornful
  171. moribund
    dying
  172. magnum opus
    great work
  173. exegesis
    critical interpretation
  174. expository
    explanatory
  175. analects
    selected writings
  176. surrealistic
    unrealistically imaginary
  177. igonminious
    disgraceful
  178. sarcophagus
    stone coffin
  179. stoicism
    indifference to sensation
  180. maladroit
    clumsy
  181. protagonist
    leading person
  182. valediction
    farewell speech
  183. mort
    death
  184. pos
    put
  185. lect
    gather
  186. sur
    over
  187. phag
    eat
  188. agon
    actor
  189. magn
    great
  190. ana
    up
  191. sarco
    flesh
  192. proto
    first
  193. vale
    farewell
  194. in loco parentis
    in place of the parents
  195. colloquy
    conversation
  196. synopsis
    summary
  197. terra firma
    firm land
  198. sanction
    authorize
  199. manumission
    release from slavery
  200. on the qui vive
    on the alert
  201. sententious
    full of maxims
  202. hedonism
    devotion to pleasure
  203. apostasy
    desertion of principle
  204. patrician
    aristocratic
  205. physiognomy
    facial character
  206. miscreant
    evil unbeliever
  207. narcissism
    self-infatuation
  208. prolix
    tediously wordy
  209. liqu
    flow
  210. hedon
    pleasure
  211. phys
    nature
  212. sta
    stand
  213. gno
    know
  214. mis (G)
    bad
  215. apo
    away
  216. co
    together
  217. miss
    send
  218. patr
    father
  219. pro
    forward
  220. euphony
    beautiful sound
  221. cosmology
    study of the universe
  222. precursor
    forerunner
  223. apotheosis
    raising to god status
  224. schism
    division
  225. idée fixe
    obsession
  226. lyssophobia
    fear of insanity
  227. funambulist
    tightrope walker
  228. desultory
    rambling
  229. reiterate
    repeat
  230. locus classicus
    classical example
  231. bowdlerize
    censor prudishly
  232. anaphora
    repetition in successive phrases
  233. metonymy
    association name
  234. syllogism
    three-part deduction
  235. meta
    change
  236. cosmo
    universe
  237. apo
    up
  238. ideo
    idea
  239. nym
    name
  240. funi
    cord
  241. eu
    good
  242. curs
    run
  243. theo
    god
  244. schizo
    divide
  245. phobia
    fear
  246. loco
    place
  247. phor
    carry
  248. log
    reason
  249. pusillanimous
    small-minded
  250. sedentary
    sitting
  251. saturnine
    gloomy and remote
  252. bon vivant
    indulger in luxury
  253. subterfuge
    evasive dodge
  254. assidous
    preservering
  255. lionize
    treat as celebrity
  256. synoptic
    general in view
  257. nepotism
    favoritism to relatives
  258. suspiration
    deep sigh
  259. legerdemain
    sleight of hand
  260. ex cathedra
    from the throne
  261. lucubration
    late studying
  262. vacuous
    stupidly empty of ideas
  263. thanatopsis
    view of death
  264. bon
    good
  265. ine
    nature of
  266. sub
    under
  267. ism
    system
  268. man
    hand
  269. syn
    together
  270. spir
    breathe
  271. nepo
    nephew
  272. pusill
    small
  273. fug
    flee
  274. ize
    make
  275. vac
    empty
  276. opia
    sight
  277. thanatos
    death
  278. tortuous
    twisting
  279. epiphany
    revelation
  280. dichotomy
    two-part division
  281. delineate
    to outline
  282. plutocracy
    government of wealthy
  283. sui generis
    unique
  284. sesquipedalian
    very long (words)
  285. internecine
    mutually destructive
  286. soporific
    sleep-inducing
  287. demotic
    of the common people
  288. objurgation
    rebuke
  289. assonance
    vowel reptition
  290. parthenogenesis
    unfertilized birth
  291. a posterioro
    from observation
  292. a priori
    from theory
  293. pluto
    wealth
  294. partheno
    virgin
  295. sui
    self
  296. dicho
    in two parts
  297. phan
    appearance
  298. cracy
    government
  299. demo
    people
  300. son
    sound
  301. nec
    kill
  302. sesqui
    one and a half
  303. tomy
    cut
  304. lin
    line
  305. ped
    foot
  306. sopor
    sleep
  307. jur
    swear
  308. gen
    origin
  309. pre
    before
  310. introspective
    inward looking
  311. exculpate
    free from blame
  312. heliotropic
    sun-following
  313. circumvent
    get around
  314. vivacious
    lively
  315. au contraire
    to the contrary
  316. reify
    treat as real
  317. transmogrify
    change form
  318. circumambient
    surrounding
  319. lycanthrope
    werewolf
  320. in medias res
    in the middle of things
  321. monism
    doctrine that reality is one
  322. autodicdact
    self-taught person
  323. gastronome
    a gourmet or epicure
  324. antropocentric
    man-centered
  325. lykos
    wolf
  326. trop
    turn
  327. intro
    into
  328. ex
    out
  329. ambi
    both
  330. medi
    middle
  331. centri
    center
  332. spec
    look
  333. culp
    blame
  334. helio
    sun
  335. viv
    life
  336. auto
    self
  337. gastro
    stomach
  338. anthropo
    man
  339. epigram
    witty comment
  340. condescend
    lower oneself
  341. inanimate
    lifeless
  342. supersede
    replace
  343. nihilism
    belief in nothing
  344. retort
    swift reply
  345. sedate
    calm
  346. terra incognita
    unknown land
  347. interstice
    small space
  348. mutatis mutandis
    with necessary changes
  349. ratiocination
    methodical thinking
  350. pathetic fallacy
    ascribing feelings to things
  351. abase
    to lower
  352. obsequious
    servilely following
  353. obiter dictum
    passing remark
  354. ob
    against
  355. epi
    on
  356. anim
    mind
  357. tort
    twist
  358. sed
    sit
  359. ism
    doctrine
  360. path
    feeling
  361. obit
    death
  362. gram
    writing
  363. super
    over
  364. re
    again
  365. cogn
    know
  366. terr
    land
  367. muta
    change
  368. nihil
    nothing
  369. bas
    low
  370. gregarious
    sociable
  371. mollify
    make soft
  372. soliloquy
    speech to oneself
  373. circumlocution
    talking in circles
  374. confluence
    a flowing together
  375. contravene
    go against
  376. altercation
    heated dispute
  377. alter ego
    second self
  378. sangfroid
    cold-blooded composure
  379. megaton
    force of a million tons of dynamite
  380. aver
    affirm or declare
  381. putative
    thought-to-be
  382. paterfamilias
    male head of family
  383. heterodox
    unorthodox
  384. hypothecate
    pledge as security
  385. tion
    act or state
  386. greg
    group
  387. moll
    soft
  388. loqu
    talk
  389. flu
    flow
  390. ven
    come
  391. ego
    I
  392. sangui
    blood
  393. ver
    true
  394. pater
    father
  395. hetero
    different
  396. ous
    full of
  397. fy
    make
  398. sol
    alone
  399. circum
    around
  400. con
    together
  401. contra
    against
  402. alter
    other
  403. mega
    large
  404. put
    think
  405. dox
    opinion
  406. hypo
    under
  407. unilateral
    one-sided
  408. neophyte
    beginner
  409. omniscient
    all-knowing
  410. incredulous
    not believing
  411. benediction
    blessing
  412. imponderable
    difficult to ponder
  413. monolithic
    massive and uniform
  414. omnibus
    covering many things
  415. vide
    see
  416. interdiction
    prohibition
  417. portly
    stout
  418. hierarchy
    ranking
  419. postlude
    concluding section
  420. nonplussed
    perplexed
  421. malapropism
    ludicrous misuse of a word
  422. lat
    side
  423. phyte
    plant
  424. sci
    know
  425. in
    in or not
  426. pond
    weight
  427. mono
    one
  428. vid
    look
  429. inter
    between
  430. archy
    government
  431. non
    not
  432. uni
    one
  433. neo
    new
  434. cred
    believe
  435. bene
    good
  436. lith
    rock
  437. omni
    all
  438. dict
    say
  439. port
    carry
  440. post
    after
  441. mal
    bad
  442. de
    down
  443. voc
    voice
  444. luc
    light
  445. acr
    sharp
  446. ambul
    walk
  447. pugn
    fight
  448. sequ
    follow
  449. centri
    center
  450. sanct
    holy
  451. phon
    sound
  452. clam
    cry out
  453. trans
    across
  454. fort
    strong
  455. per
    through
  456. fid
    faith
  457. loqu
    talk
  458. sacro
    holy
  459. caco
    bad
  460. tang
    touch
  461. declaim
    speak rhetorically
  462. sotto voce
    in a low voice
  463. translucent
    semitransparent
  464. forte
    strong point
  465. fortissimo
    very loudly
  466. acerbity
    sharpness of temper
  467. perambulate
    wander through
  468. perfidy
    breach of faith
  469. impugn
    attack as false
  470. non sequiter
    an idea that does not follow
  471. egocentric
    self-centered
  472. loquacious
    talkative
  473. sacrosanct
    sacred
  474. cacophony
    bad noise
  475. tangible
    touchable

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