vocab 1630 cards

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pedagogue -

noun someone who educa tes young people, teacher

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cosmetic

serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body; serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose; noun a toiletry designed to beautify the body

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archaic

little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type; so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period

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homonym

same sound and spelling, different meaning

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phonograph

- noun machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically

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demagogue -

noun an orator who appeals to the passions and prejudices of his audience, a person who gets in the office term because of popularity

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archetype

pattern from first form, prototype

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homophone

same pronounciation different meaning

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tonsillectomy -

noun surgical removal of the palatine tonsils; commonly performed along with adenoidectomy

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endemic

native

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pyromaniac -

noun a person with a mania for setting things on fire

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eulogy

speech of praise

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heliograph

solar signal

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epitome

summary

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demography

study of human populations

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microcosm

little world

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symphony

consonance of sounds

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oligraphy

rule by a few

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erythromania

passion for the color red

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homogenous

of the same kind

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synagogue

jewish place of worship

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mimesis

imitation

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atypical

irregular

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symphony

consonance of sounds

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oligraphy

rule by a few

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erythromania

passion for the color red

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homogenous

of the same kind

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synagogue

jewish place of worship

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mimesis

imitation

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atypical

irregular