Etymology Word Chain Quiz Stats

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Description Word % Correct
a three legged pedestal typically used to support a camera in photographyTripod
91.3%
a nasal cosmetic surgical procedure, a nose jobRhinoplasty
87.7%
a large land mammal characterized by large ivory hornsRhinoceros
84.7%
a cretaceous quadrupedal dinosaur characterized by large horns and a frillTriceratops
83.8%
an electronic communication device invented by Alexander Graham BellTelephone
80.7%
the study of skinDermatology
78%
an animal that feeds on plantsHerbivore
77.7%
a woman who is the leader of a family or groupMatriarch
77.5%
an animal that eats anythingOmnivore
77.4%
the murder of one's motherMatricide
76.9%
an apparatus containing magnifying lenses or mirrors, allowing an observer to see fartherTelescope
76.8%
a word that sounds the same as another wordHomophone
74%
a state of disorder caused by the absence of all governmentAnarchy
73.6%
the study of the EarthGeology
72.3%
a chemical used to kill weeds or other unwanted plantsHerbicide
72.2%
Description Word % Correct
a word that is spelled and pronounced the same as another word but with a different meaningHomonym
67.8%
all-knowing (but not all-powerful)Omniscient
65.1%
an inner voice guiding behavior famously represented by Jiminy CricketConscience
64.8%
of unknown name, unidentifiedAnonymous
62.4%
an apparatus containing mirrors allowing an observer to see around or over an obstructionPeriscope
56.9%
a class of invertebrates including octopus, squid and cuttlefishCephalopod
51.9%
an invasive procedure performed on a living specimen for experimental or informational purposesVivisection
45.3%
the procedure of cutting into pieces of a specimen for research purposesDissection
45.2%
an obsolete order of mammals which included elephants, mastodons, mammoths, and warthogsPachyderm
43.9%
friendly, lively and enjoyableConvivial
40.5%
the lowest point in a satellite's orbit around the EarthPerigee
25.8%
opposition to the withdrawal of state support of an established, usually Anglican, churchAntidisestablishmentarianism
21.6%
a cretaceous bipedal dinosaur characterized by a very thick domed skullPachycephalosaurus
19.9%
a negatively charged subatomic anti-matter particleAntiproton
17.1%
the material comprising the living part of a cell including the cytoplasm, nucleus, and organellesProtoplasm
17.1%

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