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{tens}

stretch, or stretched

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{ive}

suffix to show what class of word a word is.

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prefix {dys}

bad, poor, difficult

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prefix {eu}

well, good, easy

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base {enter}

the inside, an intestine

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base {gen}

give birth to, be born

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base {log}

study, science, word

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base {pept / peps}

cook, digest

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base {phon/phem}

sound

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base {pne}

blow, breathe

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base {thanas/thanat}

die/*snap*

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suffix {ia/a}

condition of, act of

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suffix {ic}

pertaining to

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suffix {ics}

study of

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suffix {ism}

doctrine, condition of

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suffix {istic}

forms an adjective

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suffix {y}

process of, condition of, act of

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dysentery

bad intestines; a disorder of the lower intestine accompanied by violent diarrhea, sometimes fatal.

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eugenics

study of good births; study of the improvement of the human race by such means as selection of parents with desirable genes.

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eulogy

act of speaking well; act of praising someone

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eupepsia

condition of having good digestion

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dysgenics

study of bad births; study of factors leading to degeneration of descendants, particularly by inbreeding.

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dyspepsia

bad digestion

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dyslogistic

criticize

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euthanasia

act of causing an easy and painless death

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euphony

pleasant or good sounding

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dyspnea

trouble breathing

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euphemism

substitution of a pleasant or inoffensive term for an unpleasant or offensive one

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patriarchy

rule by the fathers

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monarchy

one ruler