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(Greek: in medicine, a painful seizure or sudden-acute pain; as, with gout)
(Greek: in, into, inward; within; near, at; to put, to go into, or to cover with; as, entomb, encamp, enfold; to provide with; as, to enlighten; to cause to be; as, to enlarge; thoroughly; as, enmesh; in, within, into; as enzootic)
(Latin: full of or having the qualities of; in chemistry, a suffix denoting that the element indicated by the name bearing it, has a valence lower than that denoted by the termination -ic; as, nitrous, sulphurous, etc., as contrasted with nitric, sulphuric, etc.)
(Greek > Latin: a prefix signifying before; forward, forth; for, in favor of; in front of; in place of, on behalf of; according to; as, to place before; to go before or forward, to throw forward)
(Greek: used either as a prefix or as a suffix; pointed appendages; spine, spiny; thorn, thorny)
(Greek: ray [as of light] or like a ray in form; radiance, radiation; a radiating or tentacled structure)
(Latin: prefix; to, toward, a direction toward, addition to, near, at; and changes to: ac-, af-, ag-, al-, an-, ap-, aq-, ar-, as-, at- when ad- is combined with certain words that begin with the letters c, f, g, l, n, p, q, r, s, and t)
(Latin: hard as steel, iron)
(the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma)
(Greek: land, soil, field, fields; earth; wild, as one who lives in the fields; wildness; savage, savageness)
(also known as)
(Latin: love, loving; fondness for; such as a man for a woman and a woman for a man)
(the importance of Latin and Greek in the development of English as revealed in the history of English)
(Greek: up, upward; back, backward, against; again, anew; used as a prefix)
(Greek: man, men, male, masculine; also, stamen or anther as used in botany)
(Latin: geese [as well as swans and ducks])
(Latin: before, in front of, prior to, forward; used as a prefix)
(Latin: before, in front of; fore, prior, preceding; used as a prefix)
(Latin: before; used as a prefix)
(Greek: against, opposed to, preventive; used as a prefix)
(a suffix which forms nouns that refer to people who regularly engage in some activity, or who are characterized in a certain way, as indicated by the stem or root of the word; originally, which appeared in Middle English in words from Old French where it expressed an intensive degree or with a pejorative or disparaging application)
(Greek > Latin: yellow orpiment [pigment of gold]; arsenic trisulfide, having a lemon-yellow color and a resinous luster; used as a pigment)
(the science of the stars, anciently equivalent to astronomy, which was known as natural astrology, and used to predict such natural events as eclipses, the date of Easter, and meteorological phenomena)
(Greek: hollow way, tube, pipe; any instrument; such as, a flute)
(also known as pervasive developmental disorder)
(Greek: weight, heavy; atmospheric pressure; a combining form meaning "pressure", as in barotaxis, or sometimes "weight", as in baromacrometer)
(Latin: two, twice, double, twofold; a number; it normally functions as a prefix)
(biological theft by illegally collecting indigenous plants, microbes, enzymes, etc. by corporations who patent them for their own commercial use as defined at this bio unit page)
(Greek: short, shortness, small [also expressed as "slow"])
(Greek > Latin: onion, bulbous root, bulb; ball-shaped part of the stem of certain plants; such as, onions, tulips etc, from which their roots grow)
(Greek: bad, harsh, wrong, evil; incorrect; unpleasant; poor; used most of the time as a prefix)
(books that have served as sources of information for the compilations of the various calendar histories and modern usages of several chronological topics)
(aspects of the moon are known as phases from a Greek word meaning "appearance")
(Greek: perforation, puncture, or tapping, as with an aspirator or needle)
(Modern Latin: named for the goddess, Niobe, daughter of Tantalus. This element is also known as columbium; metal)
(perceptions of China and the Chinese in their actual interrelationships with themselves and the rest of the world; as well as, the potential hazards and perils of their global dominance)
(narrative descriptions and records of events from the distant and recent past; as well as, significant current events of global interest)
(Greek: kosmos to cosmos; "world, universe"; from its "perfect order and arrangement"; to order, to arrange, to adorn; well-ordered, regular, arranged; skilled in adornment, which came into English as cosmetic.)
(The U.S. is in danger of losing its status as the world's greatest talent magnet)
(Greek: to secrete, to come out; such as, a certain gland or glands)
(Greek: sac or bladder which contains fluid [or gas, as in pneumatocyst]; urinary bladder)
(Greek: tear, tears; as from a tear-gland or the tear-glands in the eyes)
(Just two of many lexicons that need to clarify all of the word contents for a better understanding instead of using another form of one of the words that is being defined to explain the other entries or simply not providing any information about the other words besides the primary entry.)
(Greek: number two; twice, divided, double; unalike; a number used as a prefix)
(Greek: long; used in extended senses as, "abnormally long"; narrow)
(Latin: hard [as wood], lasting; thick, tough)
(Greek: house, household affairs [environment, habitat], home, dwelling; used in one extensive sense as, "environment")
(Greek > Latin: electric, electricity; from amber, resembling amber, generated from amber which when rubbed vigorously [as by friction], produced the effect of static electricity)
(Latin: striving to equal; rivaling or competing with; imitate, imitating; trying to do something as well as or better than another system, person, or other people)
(Caedmon wrote what became known as "Caedmon's Hymn" in A.D. 657-680)
(scientific presentations used Latin and Greek as their nomenclature)
(references, or bibliography, used as sources of information)
(globalization of the English language as presented from various international perspectives)
(the English language is viewed as a ticket to the future in Mongolia and other countries)
(Greek: within, inside, inner; used as a prefix [used in many words related to anatomy and biology])
(Greek -issa > Late Latin -issa > Old French -esse > Middle English -esse: a suffix that forms nouns meaning a female +++, as in lioness, tigress, heiress, hostess, and sculptress)
(the mandragora, or mandrake, plant was used as an anesthesia)
(If the origins of words are not known, then much of our language will not be as easily understood nor appreciated!)
(Greek: good, well, normal; happy, pleasing; used as a prefix)
(Greek: out of, out, outside; away from; used as a prefix)
(Greek: outer, outside, external; used as a prefix)
(Latin: tuft or cluster, as of wool)
(the first newsletter of a series that was formerly presented as separate publications)
(Latin: rein, bridle, a bit (as in a horses mouth); by extension, a medical term for a connecting fold of membrane in the body)
(Greek: from gamet[e], "wife" and gamet[es], "husband" [from gamein, "to marry"]; used chiefly as "pertaining to a gamete, a mature reproductive cell")
(Greek: Γ, γ; the third letter of the Greek alphabet; corresponding to g, as in go and as a numeral, it indicates 3)
(an exhibit of artistically enhanced hands showing creative marvels)
(Greek: one; used as a prefix)
(Greek: seven; normally used as a prefix)
(Greek: Hermes, the son of Zeus and Maia, the god of commerce and messenger of the gods in Greek mythology; identified by the Romans as Mercury; however, some of the words in this unit come from Hermes tris megistos, Hermes Trismegistus, literally, "Hermes, Thrice the Greatest" referring to the Egyptian god Thoth, who was identified with the Greek god Hermes, of science and arts)
(Greek: six; a number used as a prefix)
(a father of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin known as the Vulgate)
(Greek > Latin: together, in one, as a single word)
(Greek: under, below, beneath; less than; too little; deficient, diminished; used as a prefix)
(Greek: the number twenty; used as a prefix)
(Latin: roof tile, overlapping like tiles or a pattern that looks like this; to lay so as to overlap)
(Latin: in, into, within, inside, on, toward [il-, ir-, im-], in, into, etc.: involve, incur, invade; also, used intensively, as in the words inflame and inflammable, or without perceptible force.)
(Old English, Middle English: in, into; within; toward; a prefix used in front of English words, not Latin or Greek elements; as in the words, indoors and inland)
(Latin: oculus used as a reference to "eye" to designate something that looks like or is suggestive of a person's organ of sight including potato "eyes")
(Latin: a bug; literally, "cut into," from insectum, with a notched or divided body; literally, "that which is cut up, segmented" [as the bodies of the first invertebrates to which the term was applied or appeared to be])
(Greek: equal; by extension: same, similar, alike; normally used as a prefix)
(Latin: a tear, or tears [from the eyes]; as when crying, etc.)
(a slip of the tongue, a mistake in uttering a word, an imprudent word inadvertently spoken; as expressed by public personalities in this series of articles)
(Greek > Latin > French: a rounded projection, especially a rounded projecting anatomical part; such as, lobe of the ear, lobe of the liver, lobe of the lung; seed, pod)
(Latin: bad, badly, harsh, wrong; ill; evil; abnormal, defective; used primarily as a prefix)
(Greek: used as a suffix; divination, prophecy, fortune telling; to interpret signs so “practical” decisions can be made [related to -mania])
(Greek: derived from an ancient villiage in Greece, northeast of Athens; as a result of an important Greek victory over the Persians in 490 B.C.)
(Latin: pertaining to a husband or marriage; used as a prefix)
(Greek: breast; used in the specialized sense as "of or pertaining to the breast-shaped mastoid process of the temporal bone)
(Latin: medium is the neuter form of the adjective medius, meaning "middle"; as well as, a neuter noun meaning, "the middle")
(Greek: melos, limb, body extremity or member; a condition of the limbs or extremities of a body; such as, arms, hands, fingers, legs, feet, toes, etc.)
(Greek: represent, impersonate, copy; imitate, act as; simulate, simulation)
(Greek mikso > Latin mixtus: mix, mixed, a mixing, a mingling, an intercourse; to combine or to blend into one mass or substance; to combine things; such as, activities, ideas, styles; to balance and to adjust individual musical performers’ parts to make an overall sound by electronic means)
(Greek: one, alone, single; a number used as a prefix)
(other languages expressing the words mosquito, mosquitoes as shown in Latinized-text format)
(Greek: mucus; a protective secretion from the mucous membranes in the nose, throat, and lungs; a thick fluid produced by the linings of some tissues of the body and is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by cells and glands of the mucous membranes)
(names that describe Venery or group names as determined by traditional terms of the hunt and those of more modern creations that attempt to describe group characteristics)
(hailed as next industrial revolution but newspaper interest hasn't been there)
(An American Dictionary of the English Language as conceived by Noah Webster)
(diseases spread as mankind congregated into a squalor of cities)
(Latin: nine; a number used as a prefix)
(Greek > Latin: "the great river encompassing the whole earth"; hence, the "great Outward Sea" [as opposed to the "Inward" or Mediterranean]; the ocean)
(Latin: "little eye", a diminutive of oculus, "eye"; spotted, dotted; as if with tiny eyes)
(Greek: rain, rainstorm; showers of rain; aqueous vapor in the atmosphere; precipitation or falling down from the sky of a form of water; such as, rain, snow, hail, sleet, or mist)
(Greek: said to be a stem for "all, every, whole", or "complete"; that is, a field of study in biology that refers to the whole set of omics including their -omics and -ome subfields in order to understand life as a holistic existence and organic beings as a whole)
(Greek: egg or eggs; used in an extended sense as the ovum)
(Greek: used as a suffix; view; sight; see, that which is seen)
(Greek: used as a suffix; rupture of an organ or vessel; a breaking forth, bursting)
(Latin: marked with the palm of the hand; adorned with palm leaves; used primarily in the sense of "having five lobes that diverge from a common center" [as fingers from an open palm])
(Greek > Modern Latin: abnormal reduction, decrease in, insufficient, deficiency. Originally, the meaning was poverty, need; sometimes it is erroneously or incorrectly rendered as -poenia)
(Greek: five; a number used as a prefix)
(Greek: around, enclosing, surrounding, about, near, close; often used as a prefix)
(Greek: breath, wind; pertaining to air or gas; bellows, bladder, bubble; swollen; as seen in many modern scientific terms)
(Latin: to gather, to pillage, to plunder, to rob, to steal, to snatch, to heap up (as stones) and to carry off)
(Latin: a literary thief; "plunderer, oppressor, kidnapper" [one who "abducts the child or slave of another"]; then by extension, to take and use the thoughts, writings, etc. of someone else and represent or claim them as one's own)
(Latin: to clap, to strike, to beat; to clap the hands in approbation [recognition as good], to approve)
(Latin: common people, common multitude; as opposed to the patricians [upper-class citizens] of Roman times)
(Greek plektron > Latin plectrum: thing to strike with; such as, a pick for a lyre, a zither, a guitar, an autoharp, etc.)
(an abnormal way of getting warm in the freezing conditions of a Canadian winter as expressed by Robert Service)
(thinking that you can be successful in achieving an objective is a vital mental condition, but thinking that you can not do it is almost a guarantee that you will not be successful as indicated by Walter Wintle)
(some things are not as obvious as we may think they are even with people who seem to be so well off, according to Edwin Arlington Robinson and Franklin P. Adams)
(Greek: used as a suffix; sale, selling; one who sells; pertaining to selling, to sell; trade, barter)
(Greek > Latin > Old French: passageway, used primarily as "a pore, a small orifice"; opening; cavity, tract)
(Greek: first; foremost, front, earliest form of, original, primitive; chief, principal; usually used as a prefix)
(Greek: false, deception, lying, untrue, counterfeit; used as a prefix)
(Greek: fire, burn, burning, heat, produced by heating, hot; and sometimes also referring to "fever as shown at this link")
(Latin: how much; as much as, how many; how great; amount)
(Latin: appearing as if, as it were, as though; somewhat like, resembling, seemingly; simulating; in a certain sense or degree)
(EU, Languages Stretch the Limits; as European Union seeks a stronger voice, words get in the way)
(a situation where the IQ is not as important as the I will)
(there is a lack of understanding as to how RFID works)
(Latin: branch, branches, or a forked structure; ramus (singular), rami (plural); a general term for a smaller structure given off by a larger one, or into which the larger structure; such as, a blood vessel or nerve, divides)
(Latin: back, backward, again; used as a prefix)
(helping to save military lives)
(robots performing mundane household tasks)
(Latin numbers as cardinals, "quantities"; and as ordinals, "showing order" or "designating a place in an ordered sequence")
(international students in scientific areas of study need to possess a solid grasp of English to succeed as scientists or even to lay claim to being scientifically literate citizens of the world)
(international students in scientific areas of study need to possess a solid grasp of English to succeed as scientists or even to lay claim to being scientifically literate citizens of the world)
(Latin: one and a half; normally used as a prefix; from Latin, semis “half” + que “and”)
(Latin: serious, earnest, sacred, holy; dignified with formality at a ceremonious service or as a religious devotion)
(as seen in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, 1599, we have this famous speech)
(Latin: under, below, beneath; used as a prefix as shown in various formats below)
(Greek > Latin: ankle, tarsal plate of the eyelid; from Greek tarsos, frame of wickerwork; broad, flat surface, as also in tarsos podos, the flat of the foot, instep of the foot; the edge of the eyelid)
(Greek: arrangement, order, put in order, orientation; the movements or directed responses of motile organisms to stimuli, as indicated by the combining roots)
(Greek > Latin: to move in a certain direction; to stretch, to hold out; tension; as well as tendon, sinew)
(Late Latin: feeler, to feel; a flexible appendage serving as an organ for moving around or for touching)
(Greek: ash-gray; volcanic material such as ash, dust, cinders, etc.)
(Greek: four; a number used as a prefix)
(using plants; such as, algae to clean up waste water)
(once considered in poor taste; the joke was not nearly as vulgar as those that are currently expressed on many U.S. TV shows)
(also known as trichinellosis, it is caused by eating raw or undercooked pork and wild game products)
(Greek: third; a number which is often used as a prefix)
(Greek: to smoke; smoke, mist, vapor, hot vapor, steam, cloud, fog; stupor [insensibility, numbness, dullness]; used exclusively in medicine as a reference to fever accompanied by stupor or a clouding of the mind resulting from the fever caused by a severe-infectious disease)
(Latin: of, relating to, or resembling; compound of the suffixes -ule, "little, small" and -ar, "pertaining to, of the nature of, like"; and so, -ular is a combining form meaning: referring to something "specified": appendicular, molecular, pedicular; as well as, a combining form meaning "resembling" something specified: circular, globular, tubular)
(Were the Vandals as bad as some people have indicated?)
(Latin: a vessel or vessels; including, tubes, ducts, or canals that convey and circulate fluids; such as, blood, lymph, or sap, through the bodies of animals or plants)
(Latin: victima, an animal or a human that is offered as a sacrifice to a god; perhaps a religiously consecrated creature)
(Latin: internal organs; all that is under the skin, all parts in the body except flesh or muscles; entrails; any large interior organ in any of the three great cavities of the body; specifically, those within the chest; such as, the heart or lungs; or in the abdomen; such as, the liver, pancreas, and intestines; and in the head; such as, the brain)
(numbers of global visitors as indicated by the flags and initials of the countries from which the visitors have come)
(Pets can give people so many things: love, attention, entertainment, company; as well as, infection)
(Greek: yoke, forming pairs; joined, union; or indicating a relationship to a junction; meaning a yoke or crossbar by which two draft animals; such as, oxen could be hitched to a plow or wagon)
Word Entries containing the term: “as
Adolescence is a period when teenagers feel that they will never be as ignorant as their parents.
This entry is located in the following unit: paraprosdokian, paraprosdokia (page 2)
Giraffiti is vandalism spray-painted very, very high, such as on an overpass.
This entry is located in the following unit: paraprosdokian, paraprosdokia (page 4)
Polygamy is marriage to many spouses, while monotony is considered by some as marriage to just one spouse.
This entry is located in the following unit: paraprosdokian, paraprosdokia (page 5)
Robots: As Human Partners, Part 1
Robots, helping to save military lives.
This entry is located in the following unit: Robots and Robotics: A Directory or Index (page 1)
Robots: As Human Partners, Part 2
Robots, as house cleaners.
This entry is located in the following unit: Robots and Robotics: A Directory or Index (page 1)
Symbiosis: As Seen in This Hippo and Tortoise Relationship
Animals: An Example of a Symbiotic Relationship.
This entry is located in the following unit: Animal Index (page 1)
Tact: The ability to see others as they wish to be seen.
(the origins and more recent usage as a term used in the performances of prestidigitation or "magic")
(etymology of words or their original "true meanings"; a rich source of information regarding the earliest meanings of words as they migrated from the past into the present)
(the science of bodily structures and parts as discovered and developed over the centuries by means of dissections)
(terms restricted to the study of social insects; such as, ants and words that apply generally to entomology)
(apostrophes used as punctuation marks)
(scientific terms about the use of vehicles including cars, trucks, or any automobiles including their technology as related to transportation)
(a reverse acronym or a regular word that also doubles as an acronym using the same procedures as with acronyms, except that the letters of a word are presented to form a phrase which defines the word or for humorous reasons)
(brackets that are used as punctuation marks)
(colons as punctuation marks)
(commas as punctuation marks)
(dashes as punctuation marks)
(the language of France is also spoken in Belgium, Switzerland, Canada, Haiti, Monaco, New Caledonia, and several other countries including some areas of the U.S.; such as, Louisiana and some New England states)
(other features were incorporated into dictionaries as they continued to evolve)
(exclamations as punctuation marks)
(the laser that can produce quadrillions of pulses of light per second, creating a spot on a cell that is as hot as the sun)
(hyphens as punctuation marks)
(mathematics is the deductive study of quantities, magnitudes, and shapes as determined by the use of numbers and symbols while every branch of science and engineering depends on mathematics; measurement is the process of associating numbers with physical quantities and phenomena and measurement is fundamental to the sciences; to engineering, construction, and other technical fields; and to almost all everyday activities)
(there are certain anatomic terms which present various situations; for example, a body part may be horizontal, as opposed to vertical; in front as opposed to being behind or at the back; above as opposed to being under, etc.)
(leeches are bleeding their way back into the good graces of modern medical treatment as healers just as they did in ancient societies)
(topics about the study of the complex motions and interactions of the atmosphere, including the observation of phenomena; such as, temperature, density, winds, clouds, and precipitation)
(parentheses as punctuation marks)
(periods used as punctuation marks)
(the spread of information with the "wiring" of the world has improved communications between people and accelerated the pace of scientific discoveries as well as greater efficiency in the exchange of technical knowledge and applications)
(obscure verbal usages that challenge your comprehension as to what they mean)
(obscure verbal usages that challenge our comprehension as to what they mean)
(engineering is the technical science in which properties of matter and the sources of power in nature are made useful to people; such as, in structures, devices, machines, and products)
(theater as we know it was originated by the Greeks and many of their theatrical terms are still in use)
(historical perspectives of thermoscopes to thermometers: Daniel Fahrenheit, Galileo Galilei, Anders Celsius, and Lord Kelvin; among others, were major contributors to temperature calculations as we know them today)
(underlining as a punctuation mark)
(as presented by Mickey Bach, the cartoonist who defined words with related illustrations)
(a collection of English words that have been used in the titles of articles from various printed media)
Word Entries at Get Words containing the term: “as
“Lawyer Idiocy” as Demonstrated by Some of Them

On November 8, 1998, there was an article in “Dear Ann Landers” titled, “Lawyer-bashing: Sometimes wounds are self-inflicted.”

The Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers Journal printed the following questions actually asked of witnesses by lawyers during a trial. The responses to some of the questions were given by insightful witnesses. This is not a put-on. It’s for real. —Ronita in Center Line, Michigan”

  • Question: Now, doctor, isn’t it true that when a person dies in his sleep, he doesn’t know about it until the next morning?
  • Question: The youngest son, the twenty-year-old, how old is he?
  • Question: Were you present when your picture was taken?
  • Question: Was it you or your younger brother who was killed in the war?
  • Question: Did he kill you?
  • Question: How far apart were the vehicles at the time of the collision?
  • Question: You were there until the time you left, is that true?
  • Question: She had three children, right?

    Answer: Yes.

    Question: How many were boys?

    Answer: None.

    Question: How many were girls?

  • Question: You say the stairs went down to the basement?

    Answer: Yes.

    Question: And these stairs, did they go up, also?

  • Question: How was your first marriage terminated?

    Answer: By death.

    Question: And by whose death was it terminated?

  • Question: Can you describe the individual?

    Answer: He was about medium height and had a beard.

    Question: Was this a male or a female?

  • Question: Is your appearance here this morning pursuant to a deposition notice that I sent to your attorney?

    Answer: No, this is how I dress when I go to work.

  • Question: Doctor, how many autopsies have you performed on dead people?

    Answer: All my autopsies are performed on dead people.

  • Question: All your responses must be oral. OK? What school did you go to?

    Answer: Oral.

  • Question: Do you recall the time that you examined the body?

    Answer: The autopsy started around 8:30 p.m.

    Question: And Mr. Dennington was dead at the time?

    Answer: No, he was sitting on the table wondering why I was doing an autopsy.

  • Question: Mr. Slatery, you went on a rather elaborate honeymoon, didn't you?

    Answer: I went to Europe, sir.

    Question: And you took your new wife?

  • Question: So the date of conception was August 8th?>

    Answer: Yes.

    Question: And what were you doing at the time?

  • Question: Are you qualified to give a urine sample?

    Answer: I have been since early childhood.

  • Question: You were not shot in the fracas?

    Answer: No, I was shot midway between the fracas and the navel.


Oh, well! That's the way it goes sometimes.


This entry is located in the following unit: Focusing on Words Newsletter #05 (page 1)
Think of any single number greater than zero; such as, 1 to 9.
Multiply the number of your choice by 3. Add 1. Multiply by 3. Add the original number to the result.

The answer will always end with 3. Delete the 3, and the remaining figure will be the original number that you started with.

This entry is located in the following unit: Number Challenges (page 1)
White as snow (Daniel 7:9)
This entry is located in the following unit: Bible Quotations used in modern English (page 5)
Words Used in Headings as Seen in a Variety of Publications

Lists of groups about Words Used in Printed Media Headings as seen in various media publications.

This entry is located in the following unit: Index or Menu of Various Topics (page 2)