Chapter 19: Greek Adjectives and Adverbs

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

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