3examples common Combo community combine companion compete compound committee
4communitya group of people who live in the same area (such as a city, town, or neighborhood)
5The festival was a great way for the local community to get together. A group of people who live in the same area (such as a city, town, or neighborhood)The festival was a great way for the local community to get together.Many communities are facing budget problems.People in the community wanted better police protection.
6a combination of different things comboa combination of different things
7ComboI ordered the seafood combo. [=a dish that includes different kinds of seafood]The carpet design comes in three different color combos.
8combineto cause (two or more things) to be together or to work together ▪ We decided to combine both methods/techniques. ▪ The groups have combined forces to lobby for reform. The drug may be combined with other treatments.to mix (two or more things) together to form a single thing ▪ Combine the ingredients (together) in a large bowl. ▪ combining oxygen and/with hydrogen to come together and form a single thing or group ▪ Atoms combine to form molecules. ▪ The two companies combined under his leadership.
13compete Thousands of applicants are competing for the same job. ▪ She competed against students from around the country. ▪ We are competing with companies that are twice our size. ▪ Did you compete in the track meet on Saturday?
14compound something that is formed by combining two or more parts ; a substance created when the atoms of two or more chemical elements join together
15compoundThe metal reacts with the gas to form a compound.
16committeea group of people who are chosen to do a particular job or to make decisions about something
17committeeKevin is on the decorating committee for the International Festival.
18Logy "study of" or "science of" biology (bio-logy)science of life and living organisms
19areology Astrology The study of the planet Mars. The study of the influences of the starson human destinies.
20cosmologyThe branch of astrophysics that studies the origin, evolution, and structure of the universe
21demonologyThe study of demons; especially, those that are frequent in the folklore of some societies.
32cidekill, killer; murder, to cause death, slayer; cutter; “to cut down”)
33aborticide The destruction of a fetus either by a spontaneous or induced procedure; the act of destroying a fetus in the womb: "The parents were distressed because of the natural and unexpected aborticide that happened.“
34arachnidcideThe killing of spiders, scorpions, etc.
36The killing of dogs; a dog-killer canicideThe killing of dogs; a dog-killer
37ethnocideThe deliberate and systematic destruction of the culture of an ethnic group; especially, within a larger community.
38Killing a cat or cats; cat-slaughter. felicideKilling a cat or cats; cat-slaughter.
39genocide, genocidalThe deliberate and systematic extermination of an ethnic or national group.
40filicide, filicidal1. One whokills a son or daughter; a slayer of his/her own child. 2. The action of killing a son or daughter.formicide, formicicideThe killing of ants.
41herbicide, herbicidal giganticide, giganticidal germicide 1. That which kills germs; specifically, an agent used to destroy disease-germs. 2. Destructive to germs.giganticide, giganticidalA giant-killer or the killing of giants.herbicide, herbicidalAny chemical agent that is toxic to some or all plants and is used to destroy unwanted vegetation.
42homicide 1. The killing of any human being, whether lawfully or unlawfully; 2. One who kills a human being; a man-slayer; in earlier use often a murderer. 3. Anyone who kills another person.
43suicideThe act of intentionally causing ones own death
44insecticide, insecticides hospiticideOne who kills his guest or host.hymnicideThe “murdering” of a hymn; i.e. by alterations.insecticide, insecticides1. One who or that which kills insects, an insect-killer; specifically, a preparation used for destroying insects. 2. The killing of insects.
45mariticide, mariticidal, maritocide matricide, matricidal The killing of a spouse, especially a husbandmatricide, matricidal1. The act of murdering one's own mother. 2. Someone who has murdered his or her own mother.myrmecideThe killing of ants.
46amicicide apicide The act of murdering one’s friend. The killing of bees.
48carbohydrate An organic compound present in the cells of all living organisms and a major organic nutrient for human beings; it consists of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, and makes up sugar, starch, and cellulose.
49dehydrated 1. Lacking water. 2. Suffering from dehydration of the body.
50aquabib aquabib 1. An individual who only drinks water. 2. A water drinker."I was never much of an aquabib because I usually preferred harder libations.""Some say I'm an aquabib because they think I'm addicted to water.
51aquafarm A special kind of farm for growing plants (without soil) in water containing dissolved nutrients:"His aquafarm is well known by people in his community."
52aquacade 1. An entertainment spectacle of swimmers and divers, often performing in unison to the accompaniment of music.
53Someone who is abnormally afraid of water. aquaphobic Someone who is abnormally afraid of water.
54aquaplane 1. A board pulled over the water by a motorboat and ridden by a person standing up. 2. Water-skiing boards on which people stand while they are being towed by a motorboat.
55hemihydrophytePlants that grow part of the time in water and other times in non-aquatic soil.
56hydrant1. An upright pipe with a spout, nozzle, or other outlet, usually in the street, for drawing water from a main or service pipe; especially, for fighting fires. 2. A faucet for drawing water from a pipe.
57hydrobiology1. The study of life, or living organisms, in aquatic habitats. 2. The study of live forms in bodies of water; such as, lakes or estuaries.
60hydrogeophyteA plant that grows in earth and in water.
61hydrology1. The scientific study of the properties, distribution, and effects of water on the earth's surface, in the soil and underlying rocks, and in the atmosphere.
62hydromania1. An excessive craving for water or liquids; an uncontrollable fascination with water. 2. An impulse to commit suicide by drowning.
63hydronautA person trained to work in deep-sea vessels for research and rescue purposes.
64hydropathologyThe system of using water to treat and cure diseases.
65hydrophyte1. A plant that grows in water or in saturated soil. 2. A plant requiring large amounts of water for growth; also, hygrophyte. 3. A plant that grows partly or completely underwater.
66hydrophytographyA written description of aquatic plants.
67hydroscope, hydroscopic An optical device used for viewing objects far below the surface of water.
68hydrothermal1. A reference to heated water, to its action, or to the products of such action. 2. Applied to the action of heated water in bringing about changes in the earth's crust. 3. A reference to hot water on or beneath the surface of the earth. 4. Relating to hot water, especially to naturally occurring hot water in thermal springs. 5. Relating to or caused by heated water; especially, the action of water heated by natural processes rather than by industrial activity.
69hydrothermostatA thermostat for regulating the temperature of water.hydrothermotherapyHydrotherapy in which heated water is utilized as a treatment for physical ailments.