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From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

clerical

klēros (lot, legacy)

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ion

eimi, i- (to go)

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sthenography

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

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autograph

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

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surgery

cheir (hand)

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diptera

petannymai, pte- (to fly)

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melodrama

melos (limb, musical phrase, melody)

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hour

hōra (period of time, hour)

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museum

Mousa (Muse, one of nine art-inspiring goddesses)

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hyena

hys, hyos (a swine, pig)

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layman

laos (the people)

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philosophic

philos (dear, beloved, loving)

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idolatrous

idein, eid- (to see)

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psychological

psychē (soul, spirit)

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telephone

phōnē (sound, voice)

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epigram

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

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leprous

lepō (to strip off, peel)

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patriarchal

patēr, -tros (father)

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thyme

thymos (thyme)

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ophthalmia

opsis (oph-) (sight, view)

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economically

nomos (custom, law, principle)

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metaphorical

pherō (phor-) (to bear, carry, bring)

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metrical

metron (measure)

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homily

homos (one and the same)

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chameleon

chamai (on the ground)

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grammarian

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

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history

histōr (learned, acquainted with)

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organism

organon [tool, instrument, organ (of body)]

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lioness

leōn (lion)

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inkstand

kaiō, kau- (to kindle, burn)

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criticise

krinō (to distinguish, decide, judge)

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theorist

theaomai (to behold, contemplate, view as spectator)

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colisseum

kolossos (colossus, gigantic statue)

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colon

kolon (intestine)

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physicist

phyō (to produce, make grow)

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systematize

histēmi, sta-, stē (to stand, to make to stand)

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chronic

chronos (time)

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chaotic

chaos (empty space)

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disaster

astēr (star, blue daisy)

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elephant

elephas, -antos (elephant)

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sepal

skepē (covering, protection)

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dietic

diatia (way of living, diet)

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hysterical

hystera (womb)

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isoceles

skelos (leg)

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centralize

kenteō (to prick, stab)

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ecclesiastical

kaleō, klē- (to call, summon)

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anonymous

onoma, onyma (name, word)

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dysentery

endon (inward)

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cyanogen

kyanos (dark-blue enamel)

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photography

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

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analytical

lyō (to loose, dissolve)

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encomium

kōmos (merry-making, band of revelers)

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polytheist

polys (much, many)

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oceanic

Okeanos (the great outward sea)

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plum

proumnon (plum)

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eunuch

eunē (bed)

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calmly

kaiō, kau- (to kindle, burn)

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colossus

kolossos (colossus, gigantic statue)

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hermit

erēmos (lonely)

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iambic

iambos (iambus, measure in poetry)

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cubic

kybos (cube)

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chamberlain

kamara (vaulted chamber)

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centimeter

metron (measure)

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ethical

ēthos [custom, (moral) character]

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syncopate

koptō, kom- (to strike, chop off)

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epitome

temnō, tom- [cut (up), divide]

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apse

haptō (to fasten, attach)

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parallelogram

allos (another)

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stoma

stoma, -atos (mouth, opening)

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canonize

kanōn (rod, rule, standard)

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devilish

ballō, blē-, bol- (to throw)

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lexicographer

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

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cathartic

katharos (clean)

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ecclesiastic

kaleō, klē- (to call, summon)

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atheism

theos (a god, deity)

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impolitic

polis (city, state)

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schoolroom

scholē [leisure, (free time for) study, school]

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automatically

autos (self)

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catholic

holos (whole)

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chronicler

chronos (time)

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stuffing (n.)

styppē (tow, oakum)

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chambermaid

kamara (vaulted chamber)

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apoplexy

plēssō (plēg-) (to strike)

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systematic

histēmi, sta-, stē (to stand, to make to stand)

85
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bottle

pytinē (flask covered with basketry)

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electrode

ēlecktron (amber)

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displacement

platys (wide, broad)

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polytechnic

polys (much, many)

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stenographer

stenos (narrow, close)

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tax

tattō tak- (to array, assess, assign)

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method

hodos (road, way)

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panorama

pas, pant- (every, entire, all)

93
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rhododendron

dendron (tree)

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dinosaur

sauros (lizard)

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gramophone

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

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comedian

kōmos (merry-making, band of revelers)

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paralyze

lyō (to loose, dissolve)

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colossal

kolossos (colossus, gigantic statue)

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electromotive

ēlecktron (amber)

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poplin

pappas (papa)

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beta

bēta (the second letter of the Greek alphabet)

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psyche

psychē (soul, spirit)

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aconite

akoniton [monkshood (a plant)]

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centigram

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

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automobile

autos (self)

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baseboard

balnō, ba-, bē- (to walk, step)

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sibyl

Sibylla (Sibyl, a prophetess)

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kilo

chilioi (thousand)

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zither

kithara (lyre)

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carrot

karōton (carrot)

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theory

theaomai (to behold, contemplate, view as spectator)

112
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orphan

orphanos (orphan)

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practically

prattō, prak- (to accomplish, manage, practice)

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mythology

mythos (speech, tale, legend)

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amnesty

mnaomai, mnē- (to be mindful, remember)

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anatomical

temnō, tom- [cut (up), divide]

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tragedy

tragos (he-goat)

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ellipse

leipō, lip- (to leave, be wanting)

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chummy

kamara (vaulted chamber)

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coronet

korōnē (anything curved like a ring or crown)

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canon

kanōn (rod, rule, standard)

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comedy

kōmos (merry-making, band of revelers)

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clerk

klēros (lot, legacy)

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leucocyte

kyō (to contain, be pregnant)

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dynastic

dynamai (to be able, to be powerful)

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static

histēmi, sta-, stē (to stand, to make to stand)

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lithurgy

ergon (work, action)

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iris

iris, -idos (rainbow, iris)

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ethnology

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

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monopoly

pōleō (to sell)

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taxation

tattō tak- (to array, assess, assign)

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logic

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

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enthrone

thronos (seat, throne)

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zealous

zēlos (eagerness, jealousy)

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apocalypse

kalyptō (to conceal)

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centrifugal

kenteō (to prick, stab)

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catechism

ēchō (sound, echo)

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taxicab

tattō tak- (to array, assess, assign)

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centaur

Kentauros [Centaur (in mythology)]

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ganglion

ganglion (tumor)

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protein

prōtos (first)

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linoleum

elaia (olive tree)

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anaemia

haima (blood)

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antagonize

agōn (contest, struggle)

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authenticate

autos (self)

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chromatic

chrōma (color)

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hermetical

Hermēs (Hermes, an early Greek teacher of science)

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anarch

archō (to lead, rule, be the first, begin)

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upturn

tornos (a carpenter’s compass)

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ethylene

aithēr (ether, clear sky)

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praticioner

prattō, prak- (to accomplish, manage, practice)

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disaster

astēr (star, blue daisy)

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commonplace

platys (wide, broad)

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melodious

aeidō (to sing)

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dethronement

thronos (seat, throne)

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helium

hēlios (sun)

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airline

aēr (lower air)

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parable

ballō, blē-, bol- (to throw)

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inkwell

kaiō, kau- (to kindle, burn)

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towering

tyrris (tower)

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gudgeon

kōbios (a kind of fish)

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pathetic

pathein (to experience, feel suffer)

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holocaust

holos (whole)

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purposely

pauō [to bring to an end, give rest (The meaning of most derivatives of pauō has been strongly influenced by Latin pōnō, positus)]

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hyphen

heis, mia, hen (one)

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guitar

kithara (lyre)

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syndicate

dikē (the right, law)

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phrase

phrazō (to show, tell)

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telepathy

pathein (to experience, feel suffer)

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microscopic

mikros (little, small)

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lynx

lynx (lynx)

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genealogical

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

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geological

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

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heroic

hērōs (hero)

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trapezoid

pous, podos (foot)

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harpy

Harpyial (the Snatchers, whirlwinds)

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channel

kanna (reed)

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pancreas

kreas (flesh)

179
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balustrade

balaustion (flower of wild pomegranate)

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adamantine

damaō (to tame)

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atom

temnō, tom- [cut (up), divide]

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ideally

idein, eid- (to see)

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concentrate

kenteō (to prick, stab)

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ethics

ēthos [custom, (moral) character]

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mathematical

mathein (to learn, study)

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ironic

eirōn (dissembler)

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chrysolite

lithos (stone)

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monk

monos (alone, solitary)

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medal

metallon (mine, metal)

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inorganic

organon [tool, instrument, organ (of body)]

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physician

phyō (to produce, make grow)

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snapdragon

drakōn (dragon, serpent)

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celery

selinon (celery)

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harmonica

harmozō (to fit together, join, tune)

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overturn

tornos (a carpenter’s compass)

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sympathizer

pathein (to experience, feel suffer)

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poetic

poieō (to make, do)

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megaphone

megas (great, large)

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aesthetic

aisthanomal (to feel, perceive)

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medallion

metallon (mine, metal)

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rheostat

rheō, rheu-, rhy- (rho-) (to flow)

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geology

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

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symphony

phōnē (sound, voice)

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peony

Paian (Paiōn) (title of god Apollo as healer and deliverer)

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dais

diskos (disk, dish)

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eccentricity

kenteō (to prick, stab)

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erotic

eraō (to love)

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ungovernable

kybernaō (to steer, govern)

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panacea

pas, pant- (every, entire, all)

210
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iodine

ion (violet)

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theorize

theaomai (to behold, contemplate, view as spectator)

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idiomatic

idios (one’s own, peculiar)

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anthrax

anthrax (charcoal)

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dragon-fly

drakōn (dragon, serpent)

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oily

elaia (olive tree)

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nautilus

naus (ship)

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geometry

gē (earth)

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gram

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

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diarrhoea

rheō, rheu-, rhy- (rho-) (to flow)

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idol

idein, eid- (to see)

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lyric

lyra (lyre)

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metamorphosis

morphē (form, shape)

223
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oxide

oxys (sharp, keen)

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papist

pappas (papa)

225
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sardonically

sardonios [bitter, scornful (of laughter)]

226
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theoretic

theaomai (to behold, contemplate, view as spectator)

227
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thermal

theromai (to become warm, hot)

228
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watchtower

tyrris (tower)

229
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polyp

pous, podos (foot)

230
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magnetism

Magnētis (lithos) [stone from Magnesia (in northern Greece), magnet]

231
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energy

ergon (work, action)

232
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diet

diatia (way of living, diet)

233
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democracy

dēmos (the people)

234
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siphon

siphōn (tube, siphon)

235
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ichneumon

ichnos (track, trace)

236
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horoscope

hōra (period of time, hour)

237
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poetry

poieō (to make, do)

238
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catholicism

holos (whole)

239
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musical

Mousa (Muse, one of nine art-inspiring goddesses)

240
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gloze

glōtta, glōssa (tongue)

241
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gangrene

gangraina (gangrene)

242
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pyre

pyr (fire)

243
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rhetorical

erō, rhē [(I shall) speak]

244
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anchorite

chōreō (to give way, withdraw)

245
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

nemesis

nemō (to assign, allot, drive to pasture)

246
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

meander

Maiandros (Maeander, river in Asia Minor, famous for its windings)

247
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schoolman

scholē [leisure, (free time for) study, school]

248
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theology

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

249
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mass

massō (to knead, press into a mould)

250
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technocracy

tektōn (tech-) (worker in wood, craftsman)

251
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dramatist

draō (to do, act, perform)

252
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butterfly

boutryon (butter)

253
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hemoglobin

haima (blood)

254
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oligarchy

oligos (little, few)

255
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omega

ōmega (last letter of the Greek alphabet)

256
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apostasy

histēmi, sta-, stē (to stand, to make to stand)

257
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crystalline

kryos (icy cold, frost)

258
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apocryphal

kryptō (to hide)

259
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bracing

brachiōn (the arm)

260
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popery

pappas (papa)

261
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analogy

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

262
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crypt

kryptō (to hide)

263
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dynamic

dynamai (to be able, to be powerful)

264
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economically

oikos (house, household)

265
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synchronize

chronos (time)

266
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syncronous

chronos (time)

267
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electricity

ēlecktron (amber)

268
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bluebottle

pytinē (flask covered with basketry)

269
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sponge

spongos (sponge)

270
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protoplasm

prōtos (first)

271
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magically

magos (enchanter, wizard)

272
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autocratic

autos (self)

273
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dean

deka (ten)

274
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barbarous

barbaros (foreign, barbarous)

275
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calomel

kalos (beautiful, fair)

276
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episcopal

skopeō, skep- (to behold, examine, inspect, consider)

277
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angelical

angelos (messenger)

278
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biographical

bios (life)

279
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prune

proumnon (plum)

280
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hyperbole

ballō, blē-, bol- (to throw)

281
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pneumonia

pneō, pneu- (to breathe)

282
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angelica

angelos (messenger)

283
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microphone

mikros (little, small)

284
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erysipeias

ereuthō, eryth- (to make red)

285
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parchment

Pergamon (Pergamum, city in Asia Minor)

286
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dromedary

dramein, drom- (to run)

287
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oxygen

oxys (sharp, keen)

288
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technical

tektōn (tech-) (worker in wood, craftsman)

289
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chorus

choros (dance, choir)

290
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geometrical

gē (earth)

291
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gymnastic

gymnos (naked)

292
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dialectic

legō, log- (to pick, gather, speak)

293
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turpentine

terebinthos (terebinth-tree)

294
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chrysolite

chrysos (gold)

295
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episode

hodos (road, way)

296
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sphinx

Sphinx (Sphinx)

297
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methylene

methy (wine)

298
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geographic

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

299
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antagonist

agōn (contest, struggle)

300
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typewriter

typos (tymp-) (a blow, mark, type)

301
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tripod

treis, tria (three)

302
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hero

hērōs (hero)

303
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becalm

kaiō, kau- (to kindle, burn)

304
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telescope

skopeō, skep- (to behold, examine, inspect, consider)

305
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despotism

despotēs (master, lord)

306
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

polytheism

polys (much, many)

307
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conifer

kōnos (pine-cone)

308
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monarchist

monos (alone, solitary)

309
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hellebore

helleboros (hellebore)

310
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ornithologist

ornis, ornith- (bird)

311
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paradoxical

dokeō, dox- (to think, have an opinion)

312
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telephone

tēle (at a distance, far away)

313
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conical

kōnos (pine-cone)

314
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oread

oros (mountain)

315
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motorcycle

kyklos (ring, circle)

316
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electrode

hodos (road, way)

317
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oil

elaia (olive tree)

318
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diabolic

ballō, blē-, bol- (to throw)

319
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alphabet

alpha (alpha, the first letter of the Greek alphabet)

320
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pseudo

pseudō (to deceive)

321
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antiseptic

sēpō (to make rotten)

322
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buttercup

boutryon (butter)

323
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mythological

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

324
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paper

papyros (papyrus)

325
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massive

massō (to knead, press into a mould)

326
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theatrical

theaomai (to behold, contemplate, view as spectator)

327
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bedchamber

kamara (vaulted chamber)

328
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spherical

sphaira (ball, hollow sphere, globe)

329
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hierarchy

hieros (holy, sacred)

330
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topographical

topos (a place, position)

331
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panic-striker

Pan (Pan, fear-spreading god of woods and flocks)

332
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epicure

Epikouros (Epicurus, a Greek philosopher)

333
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ironical

eirōn (dissembler)

334
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airplane

aēr (lower air)

335
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priestly

presbys (old)

336
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rhyme

rheō, rheu-, rhy- (rho-) (to flow)

337
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gerographically

gē (earth)

338
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grotesque

kryptō (to hide)

339
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pain

poinē (penalty)

340
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kilometer

metron (measure)

341
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mandrake

mandragoras (mandrake)

342
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sycamore

sykomoros (sycamore-fig)

343
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diagnosis

gignōskō, gnō (to come to know, recognize)

344
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phial

phialē (vessel, bowl)

345
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apotheosis

theos (a god, deity)

346
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lily

leiron (lily)

347
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emphatic

phainō, phan- (to show, make appear, bring to light)

348
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mechanically

mēchos (means, contrivance)

349
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postcard

chartēs (roll of papyrus, sheet of paper)

350
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epic

epos [word (pl. epic poetry)]

351
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academic

akadēmia (academy, called after Akademos, a demigod)

352
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theoretical

theaomai (to behold, contemplate, view as spectator)

353
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priest

presbys (old)

354
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chestnut

kastanon (chestnut-tree)

355
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microphone

phōnē (sound, voice)

356
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philanthropist

anthrōpos (man)

357
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pectin

pēgnymi (to stick, to make stiff)

358
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electrical

ēlecktron (amber)

359
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astronomy

astēr (star, blue daisy)

360
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petrify

petra (rock, stone)

361
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chaos

chaos (empty space)

362
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oxalic

oxys (sharp, keen)

363
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rebound

bombos (a booming, humming)

364
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distich

dis (twice)

365
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hemorrhage

haima (blood)

366
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euphony

eu (well)

367
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rhino

rhis, rhin- (nose, snout)

368
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monarchical

monos (alone, solitary)

369
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mystery

myō (to close, be shut)

370
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chimera

Chimaira (Chimaera, a fir-breathing monster)

371
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plaza

platys (wide, broad)

372
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policeman

polis (city, state)

373
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laconic

Lakōn, -ōnos (a Laconian, Spartan)

374
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cistern

kistē (basket, box)

375
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papacy

pappas (papa)

376
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prophet

phēmi (to say, speak)

377
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metaphysics

phyō (to produce, make grow)

378
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clinic

klinō (to bend, make slope, make recline)

379
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impracticed

prattō, prak- (to accomplish, manage, practice)

380
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asp

aspis (shield, asp, Egyptian cobra)

381
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

tune

teinō, ten-, ta-, ton- (to stretch out, strain)

382
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asparagus

asparagos (asparagus)

383
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churchyard

kyros (supreme power, authority)

384
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spasmodic

spaō (to draw, pluck, tear)

385
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painstaking

poinē (penalty)

386
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artery

artēria (windpipe, artery)

387
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epaulet

spathē (broad blade)

388
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cactus

kaktos (cactus)

389
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pathetically

pathein (to experience, feel suffer)

390
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

peripatetic

patos (way, path)

391
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monotony

teinō, ten-, ta-, ton- (to stretch out, strain)

392
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

oxygen

genos, gon- (race, offsping, kind)

393
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

psalmist

psallō [to pluck, play (the lyre)]

394
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

composure

pauō [to bring to an end, give rest (The meaning of most derivatives of pauō has been strongly influenced by Latin pōnō, positus)]

395
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cynically

kyōn, kynos (dog, a Cynic philosopher)

396
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pharmacy

pharmakon (drug, pharmacy)

397
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cope

kolaphos (blow, stroke)

398
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re-echo

ēchō (sound, echo)

399
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tantalize

Tantalos (Tantalus, son of Zeus, severely punished)

400
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

aeronaut

naus (ship)

401
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periodic

hodos (road, way)

402
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cylinder

kylindō (to roll)

403
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

impose

pauō [to bring to an end, give rest (The meaning of most derivatives of pauō has been strongly influenced by Latin pōnō, positus)]

404
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

neurotic

neuron [sinew (pl. nerves)]

405
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

academy

akadēmia (academy, called after Akademos, a demigod)

406
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

agaric

agarikon (a kind of tree fungus)

407
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

archangel

angelos (messenger)

408
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

phosphorous

pherō (phor-) (to bear, carry, bring)

409
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cardboard

chartēs (roll of papyrus, sheet of paper)

410
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

microscope

skopeō, skep- (to behold, examine, inspect, consider)

411
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

orchestral

orcheomai (to dance)

412
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

amphibious

bios (life)

413
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

geometry

metron (measure)

414
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

bracelet

brachiōn (the arm)

415
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

paroxysm

oxys (sharp, keen)

416
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

metric

metron (measure)

417
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

stalactite

stalassō, stalak- (to let drop)

418
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

banjo

pandoura (a three-stringed lute)

419
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

atomizer

temnō, tom- [cut (up), divide]

420
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

analogous

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

421
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

rhetorician

erō, rhē [(I shall) speak]

422
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

democracy

krateō (to rule, control)

423
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pentagon

gōnia (corner, angle)

424
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

bombardment

bombos (a booming, humming)

425
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

protocol

kolla (glue)

426
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

historical

histōr (learned, acquainted with)

427
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pathology

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

428
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ptomaine

piptō, ptō (to fall)

429
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

neophyte

neos (new, fresh)

430
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

crocodile

krokodeilos (lizard, crocodile)

431
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

monolog

monos (alone, solitary)

432
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cemetery

koimaō (to put to sleep)

433
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

harmonious

harmozō (to fit together, join, tune)

434
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

turret

tyrris (tower)

435
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

barbaric

barbaros (foreign, barbarous)

436
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

dynamo

dynamai (to be able, to be powerful)

437
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

psalm

psallō [to pluck, play (the lyre)]

438
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

symmetry

metron (measure)

439
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

imposing

pauō [to bring to an end, give rest (The meaning of most derivatives of pauō has been strongly influenced by Latin pōnō, positus)]

440
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

placer

platys (wide, broad)

441
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

disbursement

byrsa (the hide)

442
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

tyrannous

tyrannos (absolute ruler)

443
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

nitrogenous

nitron (sodium carbonate)

444
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

microbe

mikros (little, small)

445
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

gymnasium

gymnos (naked)

446
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

philosophize

sophos (clever, wise, learned)

447
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

calamus

kalamos (reed, sweet flag)

448
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

photography

phōs, phōt- (light)

449
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sac

sakkos [sack (cloth)]

450
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cordage

chordē (gut, string, chord)

451
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pheasant

Phasis (Phasis, river in Colchis on the Black Sea)

452
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

philosopher

sophos (clever, wise, learned)

453
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

vial

phialē (vessel, bowl)

454
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hippopotamus

hippos (horse)

455
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

schoolmaster

scholē [leisure, (free time for) study, school]

456
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cynosure

oura (tall)

457
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

christening

chriō (to rub, annoint)

458
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

synthetic

tithēmi, the-, thē (to put, place)

459
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

herculean

Hēraklēs [Heracles (Hercules), Greek hero famous for his strength]

460
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pea

pisos (pea)

461
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

stopper

styppē (tow, oakum)

462
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

synopsis

opsis (oph-) (sight, view)

463
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

emporium

peraō (to pass through, traverse)

464
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

grot

kryptō (to hide)

465
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

stuff

styppē (tow, oakum)

466
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

scandalous

skandalon (trap, offense)

467
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

overtone

teinō, ten-, ta-, ton- (to stretch out, strain)

468
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

stereotype

stereos (firm, solid)

469
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

eccentric

kenteō (to prick, stab)

470
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

acropolis

akros (topmost)

471
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

oxidation

oxys (sharp, keen)

472
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

phosphorous

phōs, phōt- (light)

473
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

canvass

kannabis (hemp)

474
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

genealogy

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

475
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

polygamy

polys (much, many)

476
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

enigmatic

ainos (fable, riddle)

477
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

paprika

peperi (pepper)

478
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

elegaic

elegos [song (of mourning)]

479
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

toll

telos [accomplishment, duty, tax; (pl.) religious rites, mysteries]

480
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

phosphate

phōs, phōt- (light)

481
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cannonade

kanna (reed)

482
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

dipthong

dis (twice)

483
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

emery

smyris (emery-powder)

484
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

idealistic

idein, eid- (to see)

485
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

bronchial

bronchos (windpipe, throat)

486
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

phenomena

phainō, phan- (to show, make appear, bring to light)

487
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

democrat

krateō (to rule, control)

488
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

music

Mousa (Muse, one of nine art-inspiring goddesses)

489
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

midair

aēr (lower air)

490
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

geranium

geranos [crane (bird)]

491
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

scorpion

skorpios (scorpion)

492
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

nomadic

nemō (to assign, allot, drive to pasture)

493
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

bacterial

baktērion (staff, cane)

494
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

anthropoid

anthrōpos (man)

495
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cranium

kara, kra- (head)

496
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

trimeter

metron (measure)

497
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

bromide

brōmos (a smell, stink)

498
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

lexicographer

legō, log- (to pick, gather, speak)

499
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

thymus

thymos (thyme)

500
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

necromancer

mainomai, man- (to rage, to be beside oneself)

501
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

marguerite

margaron (pearl)

502
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

machine

mēchos (means, contrivance)

503
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

heroics

hērōs (hero)

504
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

governmental

kybernaō (to steer, govern)

505
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

alms

eleos (pity, mercy)

506
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

basil

basileus (king)

507
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

reorganization

organon [tool, instrument, organ (of body)]

508
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

biological

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

509
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

psychological

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

510
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

magnesium

Magnētis (lithos) [stone from Magnesia (in northern Greece), magnet]

511
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

colic

kolon (intestine)

512
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

boxwood

pyxos [box (a shrub)]

513
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

microscopic

skopeō, skep- (to behold, examine, inspect, consider)

514
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sardonic

sardonios [bitter, scornful (of laughter)]

515
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

climate

klinō (to bend, make slope, make recline)

516
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hygienic

hygiēs (healthy)

517
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

frenzy

phrēn (midriff, mind)

518
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

porosity

peraō (to pass through, traverse)

519
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

philosophically

philos (dear, beloved, loving)

520
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

monoxide

oxys (sharp, keen)

521
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

magnetic

Magnētis (lithos) [stone from Magnesia (in northern Greece), magnet]

522
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

rheumatism

rheō, rheu-, rhy- (rho-) (to flow)

523
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

polarize

pelō (-omai); (pol-) (to be in motion)

524
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

rhapsody

rhaptō (to sew together, unite)

525
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

characteristic

charasmō, charak- (to engrave, mark)

526
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

stomate

stoma, -atos (mouth, opening)

527
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pedant

pais, paid- (child)

528
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

monolith

monos (alone, solitary)

529
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

dilemma

lambanō, lab-, lēp-, lēm- (to take, seize, assume)

530
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

aircraft

aēr (lower air)

531
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

punish

poinē (penalty)

532
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

epidermis

derō (to skin, flay)

533
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

polar

pelō (-omai); (pol-) (to be in motion)

534
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

economy

nomos (custom, law, principle)

535
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

emetic

emeō (to throw up, vomit)

536
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

kilogram

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

537
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

birthplace

platys (wide, broad)

538
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

despot

despotēs (master, lord)

539
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

schism

schizō (to split, divide)

540
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

entomb

tymbos (tomb, grave)

541
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

optic

opsis (oph-) (sight, view)

542
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

chloroform

chlōros (light green)

543
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cyanide

kyanos (dark-blue enamel)

544
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

monastery

monos (alone, solitary)

545
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hecatomb

bous (bull, ox, cow)

546
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hemisphere

sphaira (ball, hollow sphere, globe)

547
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

entomology

temnō, tom- [cut (up), divide]

548
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

talented

talanton (balance, unit of weight or money)

549
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

detour

tornos (a carpenter’s compass)

550
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

economics

oikos (house, household)

551
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

demonology

daimōn (inferior deity, demon)

552
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

intoxicate

toxon [bow; (pl.) bow and arrows (sometimes poisoned)]

553
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

barbarism

barbaros (foreign, barbarous)

554
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

composed

pauō [to bring to an end, give rest (The meaning of most derivatives of pauō has been strongly influenced by Latin pōnō, positus)]

555
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

metallurgical

metallon (mine, metal)

556
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

turnkey

tornos (a carpenter’s compass)

557
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

idiom

idios (one’s own, peculiar)

558
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

stoicism

stoa (a roofed colonade, the school of the Stoic philosophers)

559
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cataclysm

klyzō (to wash away)

560
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

laudanum

lēdon (a shrub from which gum exudes)

561
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sociology

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

562
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pedantry

pais, paid- (child)

563
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

rheostat

histēmi, sta-, stē (to stand, to make to stand)

564
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

liturgy

laos (the people)

565
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

metallurgical

ergon (work, action)

566
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

biographer

bios (life)

567
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

aristocrat

aristos (best)

568
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

platter

platys (wide, broad)

569
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

stigmatic

stizō, stig- (to tattoo, mark)

570
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

physical

phyō (to produce, make grow)

571
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

triad

treis, tria (three)

572
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

charter

chartēs (roll of papyrus, sheet of paper)

573
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pathology

pathein (to experience, feel suffer)

574
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

metalloid

metallon (mine, metal)

575
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

blame

phēmi (to say, speak)

576
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

acrobatic

balnō, ba-, bē- (to walk, step)

577
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

theatric

theaomai (to behold, contemplate, view as spectator)

578
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

heroine

hērōs (hero)

579
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

coral

korallion [(red) coral]

580
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

historically

histōr (learned, acquainted with)

581
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pantheon

theos (a god, deity)

582
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

chest

kistē (basket, box)

583
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

logical

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

584
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

practiced

prattō, prak- (to accomplish, manage, practice)

585
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cosmos

kosmos (order, universe, ornament)

586
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

anther

anthos (blossom, flower)

587
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

fantastical

phainō, phan- (to show, make appear, bring to light)

588
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

polygon

gōnia (corner, angle)

589
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

apologetic

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

590
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

arterial

artēria (windpipe, artery)

591
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hydrochloric

chlōros (light green)

592
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

etymology

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

593
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

epistolary

stellō (stol-) (to make ready, send)

594
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

geographical

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

595
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

diplomatist

diploos (twofold)

596
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

kilometer

chilioi (thousand)

597
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pyramidal

pyramis (pyramid)

598
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

emblem

ballō, blē-, bol- (to throw)

599
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hydrometer

hydōr (water)

600
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

genealogical

genos, gon- (race, offsping, kind)

601
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

fancy

phainō, phan- (to show, make appear, bring to light)

602
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

aristocrat

krateō (to rule, control)

603
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

marmalade

meli (honey)

604
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hermitage

erēmos (lonely)

605
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

coppery

Kypros (island of Cypros, ancient source of copper)

606
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

disk

diskos (disk, dish)

607
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

orthodox

orthos (straight, right, correct)

608
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sympathetically

pathein (to experience, feel suffer)

609
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ecyclopedic

pais, paid- (child)

610
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

architect

tektōn (tech-) (worker in wood, craftsman)

611
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

center

kenteō (to prick, stab)

612
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

turnspit

tornos (a carpenter’s compass)

613
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

geography

gē (earth)

614
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

economic

nomos (custom, law, principle)

615
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

metal

metallon (mine, metal)

616
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

astronomical

astēr (star, blue daisy)

617
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

historic

histōr (learned, acquainted with)

618
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

logarithm

arithmos (number)

619
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

telescopic

tēle (at a distance, far away)

620
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hypotenuse

teinō, ten-, ta-, ton- (to stretch out, strain)

621
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

tigress

tigris (tiger)

622
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

horoscope

skopeō, skep- (to behold, examine, inspect, consider)

623
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

athletics

athlos [contest (in war or sport)]

624
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

evangelist

eu (well)

625
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

archipelago

pelagos (sea)

626
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

idealism

idein, eid- (to see)

627
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

musician

Mousa (Muse, one of nine art-inspiring goddesses)

628
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hyacinth

hyakinthos (wild hyacinth)

629
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

atmosphere

atmos (steam)

630
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

melon

mēlon (apple, any tree fruit)

631
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

transatlantic

Atlas, -antos (Atlas, a giant, pillar of heaven)

632
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

squirrel

oura (tall)

633
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

scandal

skandalon (trap, offense)

634
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

kaleidoscope

idein, eid- (to see)

635
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

photoplay

phōs, phōt- (light)

636
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cholera

cholē (gall, bile)

637
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

paragraph

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

638
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

diagram

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

639
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

orphanage

orphanos (orphan)

640
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

milligram

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

641
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

repine

poinē (penalty)

642
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

nectar

nektar (nectar, the wine of the gods)

643
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

machinery

mēchos (means, contrivance)

644
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

photographer

phōs, phōt- (light)

645
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hector

Hektor (Hector, defender of Troy)

646
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

telegram

tēle (at a distance, far away)

647
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

exodus

hodos (road, way)

648
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

practical

prattō, prak- (to accomplish, manage, practice)

649
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cyst

kyō (to contain, be pregnant)

650
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

diplomat

diploos (twofold)

651
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

baptismal

baptō (to dip)

652
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sthenographer

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

653
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sophistry

sophos (clever, wise, learned)

654
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

inkhorn

kaiō, kau- (to kindle, burn)

655
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

electrolytic

lyō (to loose, dissolve)

656
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

truck

trechō (to run, move quickly)

657
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hydrant

hydōr (water)

658
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

synthesis

tithēmi, the-, thē (to put, place)

659
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

scholastic

scholē [leisure, (free time for) study, school]

660
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

photograph

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

661
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

microcosm

kosmos (order, universe, ornament)

662
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

empyrean

pyr (fire)

663
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

heroism

hērōs (hero)

664
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ostracism

ostrakon [earthen vessel, potsherd (used in voting)]

665
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

zoo

zaō, (zō) (to live)

666
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

gypsy

Aigyptos (Egypt)

667
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

caravel

karabos (beetle, light ship)

668
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

panorama

horaō (to see)

669
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

chronological

chronos (time)

670
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

entomology

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

671
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

idiocy

idios (one’s own, peculiar)

672
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

automaton

autos (self)

673
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

diaper

aspros [rough, (later) white]

674
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

metropolis

polis (city, state)

675
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

zephyr

Zephyros (westerly wind)

676
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

demon

daimōn (inferior deity, demon)

677
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

zoological

zaō, (zō) (to live)

678
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

glossary

glōtta, glōssa (tongue)

679
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

logically

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

680
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

gym

gymnos (naked)

681
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

despotic

despotēs (master, lord)

682
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

archiepiscopal

archō (to lead, rule, be the first, begin)

683
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

daffodil

asphodelos (asphodel, daffodil)

684
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

aether

aithēr (ether, clear sky)

685
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

voltmeter

metron (measure)

686
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

harmonic

harmozō (to fit together, join, tune)

687
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

basement

balnō, ba-, bē- (to walk, step)

688
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hypothesis

tithēmi, the-, thē (to put, place)

689
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

tympanum

typos (tymp-) (a blow, mark, type)

690
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

government

kybernaō (to steer, govern)

691
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

philosophic

sophos (clever, wise, learned)

692
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

purplish

porphyra [purplefish, purple (dye)]

693
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ironically

eirōn (dissembler)

694
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

idea

idein, eid- (to see)

695
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

acrobat

balnō, ba-, bē- (to walk, step)

696
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pyorrhea

rheō, rheu-, rhy- (rho-) (to flow)

697
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

opal

opallos (opal)

698
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

olive

elaia (olive tree)

699
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

composedly

pauō [to bring to an end, give rest (The meaning of most derivatives of pauō has been strongly influenced by Latin pōnō, positus)]

700
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

crystal

kryos (icy cold, frost)

701
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

physic

phyō (to produce, make grow)

702
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ambrosial

brotos (mortal man)

703
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

psychosis

psychē (soul, spirit)

704
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

grammar

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

705
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

antipathy

pathein (to experience, feel suffer)

706
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

glycerin

glykys (sweet)

707
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cycle

kyklos (ring, circle)

708
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

supposed

pauō [to bring to an end, give rest (The meaning of most derivatives of pauō has been strongly influenced by Latin pōnō, positus)]

709
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ocher

ōchros (yellow)

710
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

dioxide

oxys (sharp, keen)

711
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

basis

balnō, ba-, bē- (to walk, step)

712
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

martyr

martyr (a witness)

713
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

tome

temnō, tom- [cut (up), divide]

714
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

physically

phyō (to produce, make grow)

715
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

dramatics

draō (to do, act, perform)

716
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

creamery

chriō (to rub, annoint)

717
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hexameter

metron (measure)

718
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

proem

oimos (way, road)

719
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

anarchist

archō (to lead, rule, be the first, begin)

720
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

replacement

platys (wide, broad)

721
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cosmogony

kosmos (order, universe, ornament)

722
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

talent

talanton (balance, unit of weight or money)

723
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

geographer

gē (earth)

724
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sarcophagus

sarx, sark- (flesh)

725
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

autobiography

autos (self)

726
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pelican

pelekan (pelican)

727
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

graphic

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

728
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

tragedian

tragos (he-goat)

729
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

patriarchal

archō (to lead, rule, be the first, begin)

730
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

grotto

kryptō (to hide)

731
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

dietary

diatia (way of living, diet)

732
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

chronically

chronos (time)

733
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

criticism

krinō (to distinguish, decide, judge)

734
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

baptism

baptō (to dip)

735
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

theologian

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

736
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

metropolitan

mētēr (mother)

737
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sarcasm

sarx, sark- (flesh)

738
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cathedral

hezomai, hed- (to sit)

739
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

economical

oikos (house, household)

740
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

diptheria

diphthera (skin, hide)

741
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

calomel

melas (black)

742
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

deanery

deka (ten)

743
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

strap

strephō, stroph- (to turn about, twist)

744
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

box

pyxos [box (a shrub)]

745
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

thermometer

metron (measure)

746
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cyclist

kyklos (ring, circle)

747
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

antidote

didōmi, do- (to give)

748
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

technocracy

krateō (to rule, control)

749
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

botanical

boskō, bot- (to feed)

750
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

graft

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

751
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

calmness

kaiō, kau- (to kindle, burn)

752
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

choir

choros (dance, choir)

753
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

esoteric

eisō (within, inside)

754
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cypress

kyparissos (cypress)

755
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cryptic

kryptō (to hide)

756
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

agate

achatēs (agate)

757
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

technic

tektōn (tech-) (worker in wood, craftsman)

758
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

diagnose

gignōskō, gnō (to come to know, recognize)

759
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

disposal

pauō [to bring to an end, give rest (The meaning of most derivatives of pauō has been strongly influenced by Latin pōnō, positus)]

760
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sack

sakkos [sack (cloth)]

761
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

mage

magos (enchanter, wizard)

762
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

biblical

biblos (bark of the papyrus, book)

763
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

monolith

lithos (stone)

764
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

martyrdom

martyr (a witness)

765
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

spongy

spongos (sponge)

766
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

diocesan

oikos (house, household)

767
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

clergy

klēros (lot, legacy)

768
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

architect

archō (to lead, rule, be the first, begin)

769
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

psalmody

psallō [to pluck, play (the lyre)]

770
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

deleterious

dēleomai (to hurt, damage)

771
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

archeological

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

772
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

lyceum

Lykeios (epithet of god Apollo)

773
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

palladium

Pallas, -ados (Pallas Athene)

774
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

polemical

polemos (war)

775
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

electrify

ēlecktron (amber)

776
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

presuppose

pauō [to bring to an end, give rest (The meaning of most derivatives of pauō has been strongly influenced by Latin pōnō, positus)]

777
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

archiepiscopal

skopeō, skep- (to behold, examine, inspect, consider)

778
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

dimity

mitos (thread)

779
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

frenzied

phrēn (midriff, mind)

780
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

problem

ballō, blē-, bol- (to throw)

781
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

authentic

autos (self)

782
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

buff

boubalos (an African antelope)

783
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

democratic

dēmos (the people)

784
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ascetic

askeō (to exercise, train)

785
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

megaphone

phōnē (sound, voice)

786
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

micrometer

mikros (little, small)

787
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

stigma

stizō, stig- (to tattoo, mark)

788
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

anathematize

tithēmi, the-, thē (to put, place)

789
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

climatic

klinō (to bend, make slope, make recline)

790
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

endosperm

speirō, sper- (spor-) [to sow, seed, scatter (like seed)]

791
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

tragic

tragos (he-goat)

792
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

phraseology

phrazō (to show, tell)

793
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

epitaph

thaptō, taph- (to bury)

794
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

emphatically

phainō, phan- (to show, make appear, bring to light)

795
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

heterodoxy

dokeō, dox- (to think, have an opinion)

796
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

axiom

axios (worthy, proper)

797
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

tuneful

teinō, ten-, ta-, ton- (to stretch out, strain)

798
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

buffalo

boubalos (an African antelope)

799
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

apathy

pathein (to experience, feel suffer)

800
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

paean

Paian (Paiōn) (title of god Apollo as healer and deliverer)

801
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

philanthropy

philos (dear, beloved, loving)

802
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

geometric

gē (earth)

803
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

thorax

thōrax, thorak- (breast-plate, part covered by it)

804
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hyaline

hyalos (crystal, glass)

805
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

thermometer

theromai (to become warm, hot)

806
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

lyrical

lyra (lyre)

807
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

unchristian

chriō (to rub, annoint)

808
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

electrolyte

lyō (to loose, dissolve)

809
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

analysis

lyō (to loose, dissolve)

810
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

dram

drassomai, drach- (to grasp)

811
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

rhetoric

erō, rhē [(I shall) speak]

812
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

architrave

archō (to lead, rule, be the first, begin)

813
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hectic

echō, hek, schē-, och- (to have, hold)

814
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

melancholy

melas (black)

815
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

philological

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

816
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

diphthong

phthengomai, phthong- (to utter a sound)

817
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cochlea

kochlos (a snail with a spiral shell)

818
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ecole

scholē [leisure, (free time for) study, school]

819
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

mechanism

mēchos (means, contrivance)

820
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

attune

teinō, ten-, ta-, ton- (to stretch out, strain)

821
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

characterize

charasmō, charak- (to engrave, mark)

822
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hypocritical

krinō (to distinguish, decide, judge)

823
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hymen

hymēn (membrane; Hymen, god of marriage)

824
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

rheumatic

rheō, rheu-, rhy- (rho-) (to flow)

825
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

jealousy

zēlos (eagerness, jealousy)

826
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

graph

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

827
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

slanderous

skandalon (trap, offense)

828
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

planetary

planē (a wandering)

829
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cynic

kyōn, kynos (dog, a Cynic philosopher)

830
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

organ

organon [tool, instrument, organ (of body)]

831
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

philanthropist

philos (dear, beloved, loving)

832
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

palaver

ballō, blē-, bol- (to throw)

833
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

tuneless

teinō, ten-, ta-, ton- (to stretch out, strain)

834
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pigmy

pyx (with the clenched fist)

835
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

basal

balnō, ba-, bē- (to walk, step)

836
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

topography

topos (a place, position)

837
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

intepose

pauō [to bring to an end, give rest (The meaning of most derivatives of pauō has been strongly influenced by Latin pōnō, positus)]

838
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ideal

idein, eid- (to see)

839
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

idyl

idein, eid- (to see)

840
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sympathy

pathein (to experience, feel suffer)

841
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

elixer

xēros (dry, harsh)

842
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

aria

aēr (lower air)

843
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

timbre

typos (tymp-) (a blow, mark, type)

844
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

asphodel

asphodelos (asphodel, daffodil)

845
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hourly

hōra (period of time, hour)

846
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

turner

tornos (a carpenter’s compass)

847
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hydra

hydōr (water)

848
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

misanthrope

misos (hatred)

849
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

bigamy

gamos (wedding, marriage)

850
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

phone

phōnē (sound, voice)

851
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

cosmopolitan

kosmos (order, universe, ornament)

852
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

menthol

mintha [mint (plant)]

853
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

aphorism

horos (boundary)

854
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

parallel

allos (another)

855
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pyx

pyxos [box (a shrub)]

856
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

epidermal

derō (to skin, flay)

857
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

central

kenteō (to prick, stab)

858
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

biologist

bios (life)

859
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

anatomize

temnō, tom- [cut (up), divide]

860
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

patriotic

patēr, -tros (father)

861
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

octagon

gōnia (corner, angle)

862
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hydrochloric

hydōr (water)

863
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ammonia

Ammōn (Ammon, the Libyan Zeus)

864
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sternum

sternon (breast, chest)

865
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

paralysis

lyō (to loose, dissolve)

866
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hilarious

hilaros (cheerful)

867
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

soar

aura (breeze)

868
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

brassiere

brachiōn (the arm)

869
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

corolla

korōnē (anything curved like a ring or crown)

870
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

presbyter

presbys (old)

871
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

antagonistic

agōn (contest, struggle)

872
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

meter

metron (measure)

873
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

necromancer

nekros (corpse)

874
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ornithologist

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

875
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

dialect

legō, log- (to pick, gather, speak)

876
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

orchestra

orcheomai (to dance)

877
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

scepticism

skopeō, skep- (to behold, examine, inspect, consider)

878
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

typewritten

typos (tymp-) (a blow, mark, type)

879
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

physiology

phyō (to produce, make grow)

880
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

didactic

didaskō, didak- (to teach)

881
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

indispose

pauō [to bring to an end, give rest (The meaning of most derivatives of pauō has been strongly influenced by Latin pōnō, positus)]

882
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

astrologer

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

883
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

encyclopedic

kyklos (ring, circle)

884
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

stop

styppē (tow, oakum)

885
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

biography

bios (life)

886
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

baptistry

baptō (to dip)

887
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

irony

eirōn (dissembler)

888
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

fantastic

phainō, phan- (to show, make appear, bring to light)

889
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hydrangea

angos (a vessel of any kind)

890
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

plutocrat

ploutos (wealth)

891
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

synagogue

agō, ēg- (to lead, bring)

892
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

decade

deka (ten)

893
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pneumatic

pneō, pneu- (to breathe)

894
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

graphite

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

895
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hydraulic

aulos (pipe, tube)

896
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

academical

akadēmia (academy, called after Akademos, a demigod)

897
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

schedule

schizō (to split, divide)

898
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

phosphoric

pherō (phor-) (to bear, carry, bring)

899
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

proposal

pauō [to bring to an end, give rest (The meaning of most derivatives of pauō has been strongly influenced by Latin pōnō, positus)]

900
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

phonograph

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

901
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

sophisticated

sophos (clever, wise, learned)

902
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

patriot

patēr, -tros (father)

903
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

syringe

syrinx, syring- (shepard’s pipe, anything pipe-shaped)

904
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

climax

klinō (to bend, make slope, make recline)

905
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

centralization

kenteō (to prick, stab)

906
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

grafter

graphō, gram- (to draw, write, describe)

907
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

coffer

kophinos (basket)

908
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hymn

hymnos (hymn)

909
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

open-air

aēr (lower air)

910
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

quire

choros (dance, choir)

911
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

vaseline

elaia (olive tree)

912
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

rime

rheō, rheu-, rhy- (rho-) (to flow)

913
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

isotherme

isos (equal)

914
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

automatic

autos (self)

915
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

astrology

astēr (star, blue daisy)

916
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

scandalmonger

skandalon (trap, offense)

917
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

treasure

thēsauros (store, treasure)

918
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

tricycle

kyklos (ring, circle)

919
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

hyperbolic

ballō, blē-, bol- (to throw)

920
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

churchwarden

kyros (supreme power, authority)

921
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

oyster

ostre(i)on (oyster)

922
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

archaic

archō (to lead, rule, be the first, begin)

923
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

rhododendron

rhodon (rose)

924
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

chlorophyll

chlōros (light green)

925
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

philanthropic

anthrōpos (man)

926
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

pantomime

pas, pant- (every, entire, all)

927
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

aura

aura (breeze)

928
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

ammonite

Ammōn (Ammon, the Libyan Zeus)

929
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

eunuch

echō, hek, schē-, och- (to have, hold)

930
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

halcyon

alkyōn (kingfisher)

931
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

psychology

logos (word, speech, reasoning, subject matter)

932
From what Greek word, with what meaning, do we derive the English word

parlor