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Auto-

Self

1

Autonomous

Self-ruling

2

Bio-

Life, living things

3

Biodegradable

Able to decay naturally

4

Cyber-

Relating to computers and robots

5

De-

Opposite action

6

Demotivate

Make someone feel less interested and enthusiastic about something

7

Mono-

Single, one

8

-graph-

Writing

9

Monograph

Long article or short book on a single subject that the writer has studied for a long time

10

-gress-

Step, walk, go

11

Congress

A conference, i.e. A meeting where people come together

12

-ics

A. Area of study or knowledge

13

Obstetrics

The study of childbirth

14

-phon-

Sound

15

Phonetics

The study of human speech sounds

16

-ology

Study

17

Criminology

The study of crime and criminals

18

Pre-

Before (opp. Post- )

19

Retro-

Back, backwards

20

Retroactive law

Taking effect from a date in the past

21

Techno-

Relating to advanced machines

22

Technophobia

Fear of using technology such as computers

23

Tele-

Over a distance

24

Telepathic

Feeling something from a distance

25

Brunch

A meal that is a combination of breakfast and lunch

26

Heliport

A place where helicopters can land and take off

27

Smog

Polluted fog (smoke + fog)

28

Motel

Motor + hotel

29

Webinar

Web + seminar

30

Guesstimate

An approximate calculation (guess + estimate)

31

Docudrama

Documentary + drama

32

Breathalyzer

Breath + analyze