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Can you name each word that retains one etymological root from the previous word?

Quiz Updated Jun 16, 2018

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DescriptionWordRoot Carried Forward
a nasal cosmetic surgical procedure, a nose job↓ Nose
a large land mammal characterized by large ivory horns↓ Horn
a cretaceous quadrupedal dinosaur characterized by large horns and a frill↓ Three
a three legged pedestal typically used to support a camera in photography↓ Foot
a class of invertebrates including octopus, squid and cuttlefish↓ Head
a cretaceous bipedal dinosaur characterized by a very thick domed skull↓ Thick
an obsolete order of mammals which included elephants, mastodons, mammoths, and warthogs↓ Skin
the study of skin↓ Study
the study of the Earth↓ Earth
the lowest point in a satellite's orbit around the Earth↓ Near / Around
an apparatus containing mirrors allowing an observer to see around or over an obstruction↓ Sight
an apparatus containing magnifying lenses or mirrors, allowing an observer to see farther↓ Far
an electronic communication device invented by Alexander Graham Bell↓ Sound
a word that sounds the same as another word↓ Same
a word that is spelled and pronounced the same as another word but with a different meaning↓ Name
of unknown name, unidentified↓ Without
a state of disorder caused by the absence of all government↓ Rule
a woman who is the leader of a family or group↓ Mother
the murder of one's mother↓ Kill
a chemical used to kill weeds or other unwanted plants↓ Plant
an animal that feeds on plants↓ Devour
an animal that eats anything↓ Everything
all-knowing (but not all-powerful)↓ Knowledge
an inner voice guiding behavior famously represented by Jiminy Cricket↓ With
friendly, lively and enjoyable↓ Live
an invasive procedure performed on a living specimen for experimental or informational purposes↓ Cut
the procedure of cutting into pieces of a specimen for research purposes↓ Asunder
opposition to the withdrawal of state support of an established, usually Anglican, church↓ Against
a negatively charged subatomic anti-matter particle↓ First
the material comprising the living part of a cell including the cytoplasm, nucleus, and organelles↓↑ Shape / Mold

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