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Greek Words Lesson 8

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crater a large vessel or bowl used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for mixing wine with water
cosmos order/harmony (opposite of chaos)
cosmopolitan belonging to all parts of the world; not limited to one part of the social, political, commercial, or intellectual world
hypercritical excessively critical
topography detailed description of the features of a small area
thalassic of or pertaining to the seas or oceans
astronaut a traveler outside the atmosphere of the earth
plutocrat a member of a ruling wealthy class
ideogram an original, pictorial element of writing; a kind of hieroglyph expressing no sound, but only an idea
autocracy uncontrolled or unlimited authority over others, invested in a single person (absolute monarch)
monopoly exclusive control of a commodity or service in a particular market (makes possible manipulation of prices)
politics the science or art of political government
critical inclined to find fault or to judge with severity
idiosyncracy any tendency, characteristic, mode of expression peculiar to an individual
hypocrite a pretender
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