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5.5: §122. Exercises, Chapter 19

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  • §122. Exercises, Chapter 19

    A.For each of the following words, change the first element so as to create a word that is either exactly opposite or strongly contrasted in meaning:

    e.g., microcosm macrocosm
    1. palaeolithic ______________________________
    2. polygamous ______________________________
    3. orthodox ______________________________
    4. cacophony ______________________________

    B.Using a dictionary if necessary, give the ETYMOLOGICAL MEANING of the following:

    e.g., palaeography old writing
    1. autodidact ______________________________
    2. orthodontist ______________________________
    3. isochromatic ______________________________
    4. heterophyllous ______________________________
    5. macropterous ______________________________
    6. polydactylism ______________________________
    7. neophyte ______________________________
    8. panacea ______________________________

    C.Using the format given in §117, write out ANALYSES for the following English words:

    1. stereophonic ___________________________________________________
    ___________________________________________________
    2. megalomania ___________________________________________________
    ___________________________________________________
    3. heterogamy ___________________________________________________
    ___________________________________________________

    For Key to Exercises (Greek), see Appendix III.

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