Words with Greek Roots

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eccentricity
deviation from the normal
endemic
common to specific group of people
dystrophy
a condition where the body has inadequate nutrition
eulogy
a laudatory speech for someone who has died
euthanasia
putting to death a deathly ill person who is suffering by lethal injection
amphibian
both life; a cold-blooded, smooth-skinned vertebrae of the class Amphibia
cryptograph
secret writing; a piece of writing in code
heterodox
having a belief different than those commonly accepted in a religion
pedagogue
educator
pantheistic
pertaining to the belief in all god
neologist
one who makes new words
ballistic
The study of how projectiles move
demonolatry
worship of demons
empathy
quality of feeling for somebody
aesthete
a person who has a skill in recognizing beauty
neophyte
a person new to a religion; a recent convert
apathy
lack of interest or concern

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