Theme – Words made with combining forms
1. A long speech by someone, especially when interfering with conversation.
2. The habit of monologizing.
“She mumbled, continuing her monology.”
1. A dispute about words.
2. A battle fought with words.
“Raymond Queneau’s most attractive books are founded on a logomachy in which fine words are pitted against the not so fine.”
noun: The evolutionary development of a species, a group of organisms, or a particular feature of an organism.
“Recognize your phylogeny. You are a Great Ape. We’re more related to gorillas than most warblers are to each other.”
1. Fear of the dark.
2. Fear or hatred of Scottish people or culture.
“In the grip of scotophobia — those palpitations, that slurry speech, the way she shook when it grew dark.”
“Alan Riach, professor of Scottish literature at the University of Glasgow, said he detected a trace of Scotophobia in Paxman’s views.”
1. The study of ancient inscriptions.
2. Inscriptions collectively.
“An example of ancient epigraphy was found by early Bermudians, carved into a rock 70 feet above the sea.”