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Word Within a Word. Lesson 49 (9-15). 9. Sinology. Stem(s):. Sino =. China. Sentence: When she got to college she wanted to study Sinology and diplomacy. 9. Sinology. Definition:. study of China. 10. nonentity. Sentence: He was a jabbering nonentity, a superfluous, prolix nobody.

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Word within a word

Word Within a Word

Lesson 49 (9-15)


9 sinology
9. Sinology

Stem(s):

Sino =

China

Sentence:

When she got to college she wanted to study Sinology and diplomacy.


9 sinology1
9. Sinology

Definition:

study of China


10 nonentity
10. nonentity

Sentence:

He was a jabbering nonentity, a superfluous, prolix nobody.


10 nonentity1
10. nonentity

Definition:

a nobody


11 prognosis
11. prognosis

Stem(s):

before

pro =

know

gno =

Sentence:

The doctor presented a prognosis of the disease.


11 prognosis1
11. prognosis

Definition:

medical forecast


12 entomology
12. entomology

Stem(s):

entomo =

insect

Sentence:

The oft-bitten entomologist lost his collection.


12 entomology1
12. entomology

Definition:

insect zoology


13 perspicacity
13. perspicacity

Stem(s):

through

per =

spec =

look

Sentence:

We admired the perspicacity of Susie’s scientific mind.


13 perspicacity1
13. perspicacity

Definition:

insight


14 synthesis
14. synthesis

The best solution was the synthesis of many ideas.


14 synthesis1
14. synthesis

Definition:

combination


15 mobocracy
15. mobocracy

Sentence:

The great revolution degenerated into cruel mobocracy.


15 mobocracy1
15. mobocracy

Definition:

mob rule


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