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Word w/in a Word 7A

numer number
numeral a symbol used to represent a number
enumerate to count, list, or itemize
numerous a large number; many
numerology the branch of knowledge that deals with the occult significance of numbers.
fort strong
fortitude courage in facing difficulties or pain
fortify to strengthen or build up
forte a musical term for "loud" or "strong sound"
pianoforte the original name for the piano
osteo bone
osteopathy bone disease
Osteoporosis A condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily.
ornith bird
ornithology the study of birds
ornithologist a scientist who studies birds
polis city
metropolis (n.) a large city; the chief city of an area
megalopolis a region in which several large cities and surrounding areas grow together
police those who keep order in the city
polite having good manners
policy A proposed or adopted course or principle of action
acropolis A fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city
necropolis city of the dead
fus pour
transfusion transferring blood from one person to another
infusion (n.) an injection of one substance into another
refuse to be stubborn and not do something
fusion Creation of energy by joining the nuclei of two hydrogen atoms to form helium.
ego I, or self
egomaniac Someone who is extremely self-centered and ignores the problems and concerns of others.
egocentric self-centered
egotistical Excessively self-absorbed; very conceited
alter ego second self
spir to breathe
inspire to motivate, guide, or influence; to give hope and courage.
Respiration Inhalation and exhalation of air
perspiration the process of sweating
spirit ghost or immortal part of yourself
aspire (v.) to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal, desire earnestly; to ascend
conspire to plan together secretly
dia across
diagonal (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent
diameter A straight line passing from side to side through the center of a circle or sphere.
dialogue Conversation between characters
dialect A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation.
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