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Prohibit. iVo, habeo.
Prominent. Pro, mineo, ent
Promiscuous. Pro, misceo, <nu.
Promissory. Pro, missum, cry.
Promotion. Pro, mtAismy imu
Promotive. JF^'O, mUum, ivt.
Propensity. Pro^ pensum, ity.
Property. Proprius, ly.
Proposition. Pro, posilum, ion.
Propriety. Proprius, ty.
Prosecution. Pro, secutus, ion.
Prosperity. Pro, spero, ity.
Prostration. Pro, stratum, ion.
Protection. Pro, tectum, ion,
Protestants. Pro, testis, anL
Prove. Probo.
Proverbs. Pro, verbum.
Proridence. Pi-o, video, enee.
Province. Pro, vinco.
Provision. Pro, visum, ion.
Proviso. Pro, visum.
Provocation. Pro, vocatum, ion.
Proximity. Proadmus, ity.
Proxy. Pro, euro, y.
Prudent. Pro^video, eni.
Publication. Publico, ion.
Publicity. Publico, ity.
Puerile. Puer, ile.
Pugilist. Pugna, isL
Pngnttcions. Pugna, aoeous.
Pulveriziition. Pulvtris, ize, ion.
Punctuality. Panctum, al, ity.
Punctuation. Punctum, ate, ion.
Puncture. Panctwnf ure.
Pungent. Pungo, enU
Punishable. Punio, ish, able.
Pursued. Pkt, sequor.
Pursuit. Psr, sequor.
Quadruped. Quadra, pedis.
Qualification. Qudlis,faeio, ion.
Quality. Qualis, ity.
Quantity. QuantuSt ity.



Qnaras.tine. QuarUu,i$^
Quarrelsome. Queror,
Quart. Quartus.
Query. Quero, y.
Question. Quesitum, ion.
Quiescence. Quies, ence.
Quintillion. Quinque, ion.
Quota. Quot.
Radiance. Radius, ones.
Rancorous. Ranceo, or, ouM,
Rapacious. Rapio, twout.
Rapidly. Rapio, id, ly.
Rapine. Rapio, ine.
Rapture. Raptum, ure.
Ratificiitlon. Ratus,facio, ion.
Rational. Ratus, ion, ok
Ravage. Rapio, age.
Ravings. Rabies.
Rays. Radius, y.
Razed. Rasum.
Realize. Res, al, ize.
Rebellion. Re, beUum, ion.
Receive. Re, capio.
Receptacle. Re, copdtm, de.
Recipe. Re, capio.
Recipient. Re, capio, enL
Recitation. Re, dto, ion.
Recognized. Re, cog, nasoo, ize.
Recompense. Re, com,p€nsum.
Reconuoitering. Re, con, notwn.
Recourse. Re, cursum.
Recreations. Re, creatum, ion.
Recrimination. Re, criminis, ate, iom
Rectify. Rectum,fy.
Rectitude. Rectum, tude.
Recumbent. Re, cumbo, cut
Redeem. Red, emo.
Redemption. Red, emptum, ion.
Redolent. Red, oleo, ent.
Redundant. Red, undo, ani.
Reference. Re,fero^ence.
Reformation. Re, forma, ion.
Refractory. Re,fractum,ory,
Refugee. Re,fugu),ee.
Refusing. Re,fusum,
Regal. R^n, al
Regent Rego. ent.
Regulate. Rego, ate.
Reign. Rego.
Reiterate. Re, iter, ate.
Relapse. Re, lapsus.
Relation. Re, latum,ion.
Relevant Re, lew, ant.
Relic. Re, lictum.
Religion. Re, ligo, ion.
Relinquish. Re, linquo, ish.
Reluctant Re, luctor, anL
Remain. Re, maneo.
Remanded. Re, mando,
Remedial. Re, medeir, ak
Remedy. Re, medeor, y.
Remember. Re, memor.
Remembrance. Re, memor, ance.
Reminiscence. Re, memor, ence,
Renmant Re, maneo, ant
Remonstrate. Re, monstrcUum.
Remuneration. Re, muneris, ate, ion.
Render. Re, do.
Renounced. Re, nmndo.
Benovated. Re, noous, aU,



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THE MODEL ETYMOLOGY.



Beparation. Re, paratunk, ion,
Kepetition. Re, petUum, ion,
Beplete. Re, pletum.
Reprehensible. Re, prehmsum, ible,
Kepresentative. Re, pre, entis, ive,
Bepugnance. Re, pugna, ance,
Bepulsive. Re, pidsum, ive.
Reputation. Re, piUatuMj ton.
Bequisite. Re, qwsUum.
Bequisition. Re, quesitumf ion,
Beservoir. Re, servo.
Besigned. Re, gignum.
Resolved. Re, solvo,
Besort. Re, idrtis.
Bespectable. Re, spectum, aVU.
Bespleudent Re, spUndeo, ent.
Responsible. Re, sponsumf ible.
Restitution. Re, sto, ion.
Restrain. Re, stringo.
Restrictions. Re, strictum, ion.
Resurrection. Re, surrectum, ion.
Resuscitate. Re, sus, cito, ate.
Retentive. Re, tentum, ive.
Retorted. Re, tortum.
Retnbution. Re, iribtUum, ion.
Retrograde. Retro, gradior.
Retrospect Retro, spectum.
Revelation. Re, velo, ion.
Revenge. Re, vindex.
Revenue. Re, venio.
Reverential. Re, vereor, ent, ol.
Reversed. Re, versum.
Revolt. Re, volvo.
Revolution. Re, vdutum, ion.
Ridiculed. Rideo.
Ridiculous. Rideo, ou8.
Rigid. Rigeo, id.
Rigorous. Rigeo, or, out.
Risible. Risum, ible.
Rival. Rivus, cU.
River. Rivus, er.
Rivulet. Rivus, let.
Robust. Robur,
Rotary. Rota, ary.
Rotation. Roia, ate, ion.
Rotundity. RUa, ity.
Routine. Rola, ine.
Rudiments. Rudis, metU,
Rumor. Rumor.
Rupture. Ruptum, ure.
RuraL Ruris, al.
Rusticate. Rus, ic, ate.
Sacrament. Sacri, menL
Sacrifice. Sacri, f ado.
Sacrilege. Sacri, legis.
Sagacious. Sagacis, otts.
Sagacity. Sagacis, ity.
Salary. Sal, ary.
Saline. Sal, ine,
Sally. Salio,
Salt. Sal.

Salubrity. Salus, ity.
Salutation. SaliUis, ion.
Salutatory. Saltdis, ory.
Sample. JExemplum,
Sanative. Sanus, ive.
Sanctimonious. Sanctiu,monyy cm.
Sanction. Sanctus, ion.
Sanctity. Sanctus, ily.
Sanctuary. Sanctus, ary.



Sanguinary. Sangvdnis, oiy.
Sanity. Sanus, iiy.
Sapient. Sapio, enL
Satiate. Satis, ate.
Satiety. Satis, ty.
Satisfactory. Satis, factum, Offt,
Savory. Sapio, ory.
Scald. Caleo,
Scale. Scala.
Scientific. Scieniia,facio.
Scribbling. Scribo.
Scriptures. Scriptum, tare.
Scrutinizes. Scrutor, ite.
Secession. Se, cessum, ion.
Seclusion. Se, dusum, ion.
Secrete. Se, creium.
Sections. Sectum, ion.
Secular. Seculum, ar.
Security. Se, euro, iiy.
Sedate. Sedeo, ate.
Sedentary. Sedeo, ary.
Sediment. Sedeo, ment
Sedition. Sedeo, Uum, ion.
Sensitive. Sensum, ive.
Sentenced. Sentio, ence.
Sentimental. Sentio, ment, aL
SeptenniaL Septem, annus, oL
Sepulchre. S^ulchrum,
Sequel. Sequor.
Surfeited. Sur,fado,
Series. Sero.

Serpentine. Serpo, ent, ine.
Servant. Servo, ant.
Servitude. Servo, tude.
Servile. Servo, He.
Session. Sessum^ ion.
Severely. Severus, ly.
Signals. Signum, oL
Similarity. SimiUs, ar, ity.
Simultaneous. SimiUs, out.
Sinecure. Sine, cura.
Sinister. Sinister.
Soap. Sapo.

Sobriety. Sine, ebrius, ity.
Social. Socius, dL
Sociable. Socius, able.
Society. Socius, ty.
Solace. Solor,
Solar. Sol, ar.
Soldiery. Sdidus, er, y.
Solidify. Solidus,fy.
. Soliloquy. Solus, loquor, y.
Solitary. Solus, ary.
Soluble. Solutum, ble.
Solution. Solvium,ion,
Solvency. Solvo, ency.
Somnambulist. Somnus, ambtdo, i
Sound. Sonu^.
Sparsely. Sparsum, ly.
Special. Specio, at.
Species. Specio.
Specific. Specio, fy, ic
Specifies. Specio, fy.
Specimen. Specio.
Specious. Specio, ous.
Spectres. i^pectuTn.
Speculated. Specio, ate.
Spiritual. Spiratum, dL
Splendid. Splendeo, id.
Squadron. Quadm,



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BtablUty. Sto^abU^ify.
Stationary. Statum^ iont <^*
Stature. Slatum, ure.
Strictures. SlriUum^ tare.
Subjected. SuJbJactum.
Subjugate. SuJbjjungo^cde.
Submarine. Suh^ mart, iTie.
Subordinate. Sub^ ordinis, ale.
Subpcena. Sub^ peniteo.
Subsequent. SiWj sequor^ enL
Subservient. Suby servo^ ent.
Subsidiary. Sub^ sedeo, ary.
Subsidized. Sub. sedeo^ ize.
Subsistence. Suhy siUOy ence.
Substantial. Subj statumt ai.
Substituted. Suby statute.
Subterfuge. Subler,fuffio.
Subversive. <Sfa6, versunif ive.
Succession. Sue, cession, ion.
Succor. Sue, curro.
Succumb. Sue, cumbo.
Sufficient. Suf,facio,enL
Suffrage. S'Jj.frango.
Buicidal. Sm, ccedo, dL
Sumptuous. SumptuTn, otu.
Superabundance. Super, ab, undo, anee.
Superannuated. Super, annus, ate.
Supercilious. Super, (ciliutn, the eyelids,)

ous.
Superfluity. Stiper, fiuo, Uy.
Superintending. Super, in, tendo,
Superior. Superior.
Supernatural. Super, naiits, ure, dL
Supernumeraries. Super, nuTtierus, ary.
Supersede. Super, sedeo.
Superstition. Super, Uaium, ion.
Superstructure. Super, structum, ure.
Supervenes. Super, venio.
Supervision. Super, visum, ion.
Supplant Sup,planta.
Supplement Sup,pUo,
Supplying. Sup,pleo.
Supremacy. Supremus, aey.
Surmise. Sur,missum.
Surmount. Sur, mojdis.
SurpluB. Sur, plus.
Surprise. Sur, prehensum.
Surreptitious. Sur,replum,ou8.
Survey. Sur, video.
Susceptible. Sus, captum, ible.
Suspected. Sus, spedunC
Suspend. Sus,pmdo.
Suspension. Sus, pensum, ion.
Sustenance. Sus, teneo, ance.
Tabernacle. Taberna, de.
Taciturn. Taci/um.
Temperament Tempus, er, menL
Temperance. Tempus, er, anee.
Temporal. Temporis, al.
Temptation. Tentatum, ion.
Tenable. Teneo, able.
Tenacious. Teneo, aceous.
Tendril. Teneo.
Tense. Tempiu.
Tenure. Teneo, ure.
Terminate. Terminus, ate.
Terraqueous. Terra, aqua, gut.
Terrible. Jbreo, ible.
Terrific. Terreo,fy,
Terrify. TanKO,fy.



Territory. Terra, ory»

Terseness. Tersum, nes8,

Testament Teeiis, menL

Testator. Testis, ate, or.

Testify. Testis, fy.

Testimony. Testis, mony.

Texture. Textum, ure.

Timorous. Tim^, ous.

Tint Tiiiclum.

Tolerate. ToUo, ale.

Torment Tortum, menl.

Torpedo. Torpeo.

Torpid. Torpeo, id.

Tortuous. Tortum, ous.

Totally. Totus,al,ly.

Tractable. Tractum, atU.

Tradition. Traditum, ion.

Traitor. Traditum, or.

Transact Trans, actum.

Transcend. Trans, scando.

Transcribe. Trans, scribo.

Transfiguration. Trans^figura, ate, iotk

Transformation. Trans, forma, ion.

Transgression. li-ans, gressus, ion.

Transitory. li'ahs. Hum, ory.

Translate, l^ans, latum.

Translucent. Trans, luceo, ent.

Transmarine. 7)rans, mare, inc.

Transmigration. Trans, migratum,iom.

Transmute. Trans, muto.

Transparent Trans, pareo,e!nL

Transplanting. Trans, pUmta.

Transported. Trans, porta.

Transposing. Trans, posiium

Traverse. Trans, versum.

Treaty. Tratium, y.

Tremendous. Tremo, out.

Tremulous. Tremo, ous.

Tributary. Tributum, ary.

Trite. Tritum.

TriviaL Tria,via,aL

Tuition. TuUus, ion.

Tumid. Tumeo, id.

Tumult. Tumeo.

Turbulence. Turbo, enoe.

Ulterior. Ultimus, or.

Ultimate. Ultimus, ate.

Ultimatum. Ultimus.

Umbrageous. Umbra, age, out.

Unanimity. Units, animtu, ity.

Unctuous. Unctum, ous.

Undulating. Uhda,ate. '

Unexampled. Uh, exempHum.

Uniformity. Untu, forma, ity.

Uninterrupted. Un, inter, ruptum.

Unite. Unus.

Unity. Unus, ity.

Universal. Unus, versum, aL

Uc^ust Un,jus.

Unmitigated. Un, miOgo, ate.

Unprepared. Un, pre, paro.

Unprincipled. IM, primus, capiat

Usage. Usus, age.

Use. Usus.

Usually. Usus,al,ly.

Usurp. Usus.

Unpopular. Vh,populutfar,

Utensils. Ulor.

Utility, monity.

Vagabond, ragut.



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THX MODEL XTTMOLOOT.



Tagoe. Vagut.

Yaledietory. TaUo, did»tm, ory.

Taliant. VaUo, atU,

Talid. ra2eo,id.

Valor. VaUrtt or.

Talnable. VaUo, able.

Vengeance. Vindex^ tmce.

Ventilate. VeiUut, ate.

Venture. VaUum, ure.

Veracity. Verug,Uy,

Verbatim. Verbuin.

Verbiage. Verbum, age.

Verbose. Vfrbum^ ote.

Verifying. Veruit/^.

Veritable. VerutjaNe.

Verity. Verut^Uy.

Vermin. Vermis.

VenatiUty. VermmtiU^Uy. ,

Vests. Vt$U$.

Vestige. VeMtigium,

Vesture. Ve$U$y ure.

Veteran. VeteriMfan.

Vice-President. Vids, pre^ udeo, enL

Victim. Vidum.

Victory. Victumj org.

Victuals. Ftdum.

View. Vidfo.

Vigor. Vigor.

Vigorous. Vigor^oitt.

Vindicate. Ftndid^aie.

ViadMlf*. FfodM^AfS.



Vinoos. Tlmc9i,oict.
Vintage. Vynygm^agt,
Virago. FSr.
Virtue. Fir.
Virulence. Fin(C,eMee:
Visage. Vinemy age.
Visible. Visum, ^tie.
Visionary. Fumsi, ion, cry
Visitants. nncsHoni.
Visitor. FZnon^ or.
Vista. Visum.
VitaL VicbiM^dL
Viraclty. Fm>, ity.
ViTidly. Vvooyid^lg.
Vocabulary. Fboo^ayy.
Vocal. Voeo, aL
Vivify. Vino.fg.
Vocation. Vocaimn, ion.
Vociferates. Vooo,faro,ata,
Voice. Voco.
VolatUe. VoUxtsts^lU.
Volley. Vdo^y.
Voluble. Vcivium^lUe,
Voluntary. fWo, org.
Volunteers. Vcio, eer.
Voluptuous. VoltqttaSfOm.
Voracity. VorOf ity.
Votary. Voium, ary.
Vote. Votum.

Vulgarism. VtOgus, or, iiHL
Vulgarity. VvIguSfOr^itg,
VitosnUa. VmmHt,tSlU



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PART III.

WORDS DERIVED FROM THE GREEK.



As niany Qreek derivatires occur in the sentences nnder Latin roots, it bu hmm
thought best to define and give the root, of the most important of these words.
The numbers refer to the santences in Part IL

6BEEE ALPHABET.



Letter.


Name.


Power or equivalent.


A a


. . Alpha .


. . a


B fi 6


. . Beta .


. . b


r y


. . Gamma


• • g


A 6


Delta .


. . d


E s


. . Epsilon


. ^y as in met.


z 5


. . Zeta .


. . z


H r,


. Eta . .


. . e as in me.


e d


. . TheU .


. th


I (


. . Iota .


. i


K K


. . Eappa .


. k or


A X


. . Lambda


. 1


M /I


. Mu . .


, . m


N p


. Nu . . ,


. . n


s i


. Xi . .


. X


O


Omicron


. as in not.


n ir


. Pi . . ,


• P


p p


. Rho. .


. r


S ay fina


1 J Sigma .


8


T r


. Tau


. t


r V


Upsilon .


. u or y


*


. Phi . .


. ph


X X


. Chi . . .


. oh


t ^


. Psi . .


. ps


a u


. . Omega .


. . as in no.



Gamma, ^, is always hard; as^, in get. Cfe, the earth, is pronounced ge, not j«^
^ or X;, is always hard, like k. Centrum, the centre, is pronounced kentrum, not tenJbrim,
€h has the sound oth; as, cTioltt pronounced V^-lt.

Byery Greek word has as many syllables as it has vowels or diphthongs.



OBEEK PBEFIXES.



A or AH, want of, not.
Ahphi, or AMBi, both.
Ana, through, up.
Anti, or ANT, opposite to.
•Apo, or AP, from, away.
Cata, or CAT, down.
Demi, hal£

DiA, or Di, through, asunder.
£m, or en, in, on.
Ito,updii.



Hemi, half.

Htpee, over, beyond.

Htpo, under.

Meta, change, beyond.

Para, or fab, near to, similar.

Peri, round, about.

Poly, many.

Semi, half.



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AoAOiMio (Aeadem^ a grove near Athens, where Plato taught philoeophy), belonging

to a college.
AiftOiTAUT (AeTj the air. Nauta, a sailor), one who sails in the air. 858.
AaoNT {Agony a combat), extreme suffering.
ALGHxmsTS {Chynt'Oi fluidity), those who believe in an ancient science, which aimed to

transmute metals into gold. 142.
Alphabbt {AlphOj the first letter in the Greek alphabet; Seto, the second), the letters

of a language arranged in the customary order.
Amphibious (Birct, life), capable of living in two elements.
ANAOHRomsM {ChronroSy time), an error in computing time.

Analysis (Lys-49, a loosing), the resolving of anything into its constituent parts. 46Q.
Anarcut {Ardity the beginnlLg, government), political confusion.
AiroNTMOus {OnymrOy a name), without a name
Antipatht {Path-oSy feeling), repugnance. 385.
Apatht {PaUirOSy feeling), want of feeling.
Afocaltpse (QUypt-Oy to conceal), Revelation. 335.
Apoloot {Log-o8y reason, discourse, science), excuse.
Apostle {StdlrOy to sendX one of the twelve disciples of Christ sent forth to preach the

gospel.
Abohitect (Arche, the beginning, government. Tectoni an artist), one skilled in the art

of buUding. 110.
ABomtEOTuaB {Arche, the beginning, government. Tecton, an artist), the art of building.
ABcno {Arct-o»y a bearX relating to the North.

Abistocract {ArittoSy noblest, best CrcUos, govemmentX the nobility.
A8TB0L0GT {Astr-ony a star. Log'OSy wisdom, discourse, scienceX divination by the stan.
AsTBONOMiCAL (i4«tron, a star. NomoSy a law), relating to astronomy. 566.
ASTROiroMT, the science of the heavenly bodies. 350.
Athletic (Athlros, combat), vigorous.
Atoms (2bm<», a cutting), minute particles. 300.

Autooeaph (AiU-o$t one's self. Orapk-Oy to write), one's own signature.
Automaton {Aut-oi. ooe'8 gelf. Mai-ins^ a moving)., a selt-moving machine.
Baptism {Bapto, to baptize), the act of baptizing.
Bible (BibUoSy a book), the Old and Mew Testament. 175.
BiOQBAPHT (BirOS, life. Graph-o^ to write), the history of the life of a person.
Canok (Oznon, a law, a rule), an ecclesiastical law.
Cathedral (JSir-a, a seat, a baseX the principal church in a diocese. 353.
Chaos (C/ia-oSj a confused mass), confusion.
Character (OtaradfTy a mark ; peculiar dispositionX the qualities, which distinguish oat

person from another. 148.
Charity (Cl/iam, dtaritrosy grace, love), benevolence.
Chemists (Cfiym-os, fluidityX those who understand chemistry. 176.
CflOLERio (Chol-e, bile, anger), irascible.
Christianitt (C^m£-08, anointed) the religion of Christ.
Christmas {CfiristroSy anointedX the festival of the birth of Christ 170.
Chrokoloot (OiTTon-oty time. Log-oty wisdom, discourse, scienceX the science of dates or

eras.
Chronometer (Chron-os, time. Metr-tany a measure), an accurate time-keeper.
Concentrate (Ointr-tim, the centrcX to bring to a common centre.
Cosmogony (Cbgrn-oSj the world. Genea, generation, blrthX the science of the creation of

the world.
Criterion (jCrittrs, a JudgeX a standard of judging.

Ceiho (CriteSy a JudgeX one skilled in judging of literary productions, or works of art
Demagooub (Z>cm-o», the peoples Jgogeus, a leader), an artful political oratdr.
Despotism (he^^o^Sy a despot), absolute control over others. 827.
DoxoLOOT (Pox-Ot opinion, glory. Logos, wisdom, discourse, scienceX a hymn expressiv*

of praise.
Dramatist (2>rama, a playX a writer of plays.
Economy {JSo-eo, to dwelix saving of waste and pnnecessury expense.
Emphasis (Pftart'O, to showX special stress of the voice laid upon a word.
Enctclopedu {CydruSy a circle. Padiro, leamingX a work in which the Torions branchflf

ofsdence are discussed. 302.
Epic (.Q>o>, a narration) an heroic poem. 566.,
Epiqram (Oraph-Of to write), a short pointed poem.
Episcopal (Scop-to, to look), governed by bishops.
Epistle (SldUoy to sendX a letter.
Ether (Ether, the sky), a Ught fluid.
Ethios (Elh-o9, custom, mannersX the science of lumum dntj, SlOu



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CiTLOaT (EtAf well, good. £0^9, wisdom, discourse, science), panegyric.

EvANGEUST (Eu, wcll, good. Angelrlo, to bring tidings), a writer of the IJstory of the lifb

and death of our blessed Lord. 290.
Exodus (Od-oSy a road or way), the departure of the Israelites from Egypt. 801.
Senealoot (GeneUy generation, birth. Log-os, wisdom, discourse, science), lineage.
Genesis {Genea, generation, birth), origin.

Geoobapht (6'«, the earth. Graph-c, to write), a description of the earth's surface. 208,
Geoloot (G^, the cartli. Log-os, wisdom, discourse, science), the science M'hich treats of

the structure of the earth. 302.
Geometrt {Gey the earth. Metr-on, a measure), the science of magnitudes. 802.
Gbaphio {Graph-Oy to write), vividly described. 666.
Gymnasium (Gymn-oSy naked), a place for athletic exerciser.
Hemisphere {Hemiy hemis-us, half. Sphcer-ay a sphere), half a globe. 269.
IIeterogeneous {HeUr-o$y another, dissimilar. Gentay generation, birth), having unllk^

qualities. 293.
Horizon (Hor-cSy a boundary), the place where the earth and sky seem to meet.
Hydrant {Hi/dory water), a spout at which water may bo drawn.
Hydrophobia {Hydor^ water. Fhob-os, fear, dread), a disease wliich causes great dread of

water.
Layman (La-oSy the people), one of the laity.
Lethargy (Lethey forgetfulness), dulness. 300.
Mechanics {Mechan-ao, to contrive, to invent), the science which treats of the action of

forces on bodies. 302.
Mechanism (MecJmn-ao, to contrive, to invent), the construction of a machine. 391.
Melancholy (JUelan, black, dark), dejection. 686.
Melodious (Mel-oSy a songt Od-Cy an ode), musical.
Melody (JUel-os, a song. Od-e, an ode), a mneical succession of sounds.
Metamorphose {Morph-ty a form, a figure), to transform.
Method (Od-os, a road or way), arrangement. 309.

Metropolis {MeUVy metr-os, a mother. Palis, a city), the chief city of a State.
Mysteries (Afyst-es, hid, secret), a profound secret. 142.
Mythology {MyUi-oSy a fiction, a fable. Lcg-oSy wisdom, discourse, science), the scienc*

which treats of my the or fables. 187.
Nausea (iVhttse-a, sea-sickness, loathing), sickness of the stomach. 162.
Nucleus {NuXy nuc-is, a nut), the central or material portion. 124.
Optical (Opt-Oy to see), relating to sight.

Orthography (Oi-th-nsy erect, right. Graph-o, to write), spelling.
Parable (Bole-Oy to throw), an allegorical relation from wliich a moral is drawn.
Pabagbaph (Graph-Oy to write), any i)ortion of a writing which relates to a particular

point. 476.
PAROciiiAL (EoeOy to dwell), relating to a parish.
Pentagon (-Fb^^«, five. GoniOy an angle), a figure having five angles.
Pentateuch (Pent-Cy five. Teuch-oSy a book), the first five books of the Old Testament. 301.
Pebiod (Od-oSy a road, a way), a portion of time. 678.

Philadelphia (PhU-os, a lover. Adelph-oSy a brother), the city of brotherly love. 124.
Philanthbopist {Phil-OS, a lover. AnthropoSy a man), love for mankind.
Philosophy {^PhU-oSy a lover. Soph-iOy wisdom), the science of general laws. 473.
PoucE {Ptirisy a city), the body of civil officers organized to preserve order in cities.
Problem {Bole-o, to throiv), something proiiosed to be done.

Skeptical {Scepto-omaiy to speculate, to doubt), doubting the truth of revelation. 842.
Synonym {Onym-a, a name), a word having the same meaning as another. 829.
Sympathy {Path-os, feeling),-fellow-f^ling. 338.
Telegraph {Tcl-oSy the end, distance! Graph-o, to write), a machine for communicating

intelligence to distant places. 323.
Telescope ( Tel-oSy the end, distance. Graph-Oy to write), an instrument for viewing dl»

tant objects.
Theatre {Theatr-itniy a theatre), a place for dramatic representation.
Topic ( TVip-os, a place^ a t act of country) a subject of discourve. 801.

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