Important Root Based Vocabulary

Important Root Based Vocabulary

Indispensable Questions based on Important Root Based Vocabulary

Q- Which of the following is correct one word Substituion for ” One who loves mankind”.

a) Philogamist

b) Misanthrophist

c) Philanthrophist

d) Amicable

e) None

Q- Genocide refers to-

a) killig of animals

b) killing of pests

c) Large Scale man slaughter

d) killing of king

Q- One who loves marriages is-

a) philogynist

b) Philomarriagist

c) Philogamist

d) Philologist

e) None

“Phil” means Love

a) Philanthropist One Who Loves Mankind/Humanity. The word refers to a person who is dedicated to promote the welfare of others.

Etymology :

Phil – love                                                                          

Anthro – Human

Synonymns :

Benefactor

Humanitarian

Patron

Donor

Antonymns :

Misanthropist

Cynical

sceptical

skeptical

b) Philogynist – One who loves woman. The person who esteems woman is referred as Philogynist.

Etymology –

Phil love                                                                  

Gyn  – woman

synonyms :

Woman lover

Antonymns :

Misogynist

Woman- Hater

Sexist

c) Philogamist – One who loves marriages

Etymology-

Phil –  Love                                                               

gamy- Marriage

Synonymns :

Marriage-Lover

Antonymns :

Misogynist

 

d) Philologist- One who loves learning and literature.

Etymology : Phil – Love                                                                

logy – Science of/ Study of

synonymn

 Interpreter

Grammarian

lexicographer

Antonymn

Misologist

 

cide – to kill

a) Sororicide- The killing of sister is termed as Sororicide and the persons involved in killing are termed as sororicides.

Etymology:

Sorori- Sister

cide – Kill

 

 

 

b) Fratricide- the killing of one’s brother and sister.

Etymology-

Fratri- Brotherhood

cide – killing

 

 

 

 

 

c) Uxoricide – To kill one’s wife. It refers to the man to who kills his wife.

 

Etymology :

Uxor – refers to wife

cide – refers to kill

Synonyms-

Murderer

Execution

Antonyms-

philogynist

Uxoriphilic

d) Mariticide- To kill One’s Husband. It refers to the person who kills her husband.

Etymology                                                                        

Maritus – refers to Husband

cide – refers to kill

Synonymn-

maritophobic

Antonymn-

Love for Husband

e) Regicide- To kill King of a region.

Etymology                        

Regis-king

cide- to kill

synonym

assasination

kingslaughter

Antonyms

Regiphilic

Love for king

f) Genocide– Intentional killing of large no. of people belonging to a particular ethnic group. Racial killing, massacre.

Etymology

Genos- refers to Race or clan

cide- act of killing

synonyms

Holocaust

carnage

Race extermination

Antonyms

philanthropy

Genophilism

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