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English view for etymological analyze (C)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 24/09/18) Arena: Blood, Sweat, and Cheers The Arena, More than a Place The ancient Romans went to the amphitheaters for their “entertainment” where they could see the gladiators fighting to their deaths with swords and other weapons, … Continue reading

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English view for etymological analyze (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 28/07/17) Anesthesia/Anaesthesia Word History The Mandragora Plant—Myths and other Information Conquering Pain with Anesthetics/Anaesthetics Anesthesia comes to us from Greek meaning a “lack of sensation” or “to be without a sensation or feeling”. The original Greek is “anaisthesia,” … Continue reading

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English view for etymological analyze (A)

Etymology Most vocabulary words are derived from Latin or Greek etymologies. Here you will find access to phobias (fears, terrors, dreads), manias, and many other words listed in thematic units of English vocabulary words. Why learn about word origins or … Continue reading

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