Cred - believe. Accredit – to regard as true (verb) Molly accredited her biology professor as a trustworthy source after seeing his doctorate diploma on his office wall. Cred - believe. Credulous – willing to believe (Adj.) Anyone who believes in the Loch Ness monster is a
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Accredit – to regard as true
Molly accredited her biology
professor as a trustworthy source
after seeing his doctorate diploma on
his office wall.
Credulous – willing to believe
Anyone who believes in the
Loch Ness monster is a
Incredible – unbelievable
It seems incredible that the
students performed the play
with only four weeks of
Aesthetic – the philosophy of art
The painting represents the clean lines,
bare surfaces, and sense of space that
reflect the machine-age aesthetic.
Eclectic – the art of selecting sources out
of the ordinary (Adj.)
Lady Gaga has eclectic
taste in her personal
Rhetoric – the art of writing or speech (n)
Many people prefer not
to hear the empty
rhetoric of politicians.
Nescience – lack of knowledge (n)
Since Billy has been sick for two
weeks, he didn’t turn in his project due to nescience of its due date.
science – a branch of knowledge
Modern forensic science is often
used to research many old cases
that were never solved.
Sciolism – superficial knowledge
Tossing around trendy academic terms
is a common display of sciolism.
Vacate – to empty of occupants (verb)
Buddy the Elf was order to
immediately vacate the store
after punching Santa in the
Vacuous – without contents (adj.)
Jeremy’s vacuous wallet
was empty after his
Wife went shopping.
Vacuum – space empty of matter (noun)
At high speed, the rushing air tends to create a partial vacuum inside the tube.
Zygomorphic – bilaterally symmetrical
James was able to cut the
watermelon into two equal halves
because of it’s zygomorpic shape.
Zygosis – the union of gametes to form a zygote; conjungation (verb)
Zygosis is essential to the creation of life.
Zygosity – the genetic condition of a zygote (noun)
The zygosity of the
unborn fetus was
determined to be