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SPECIAL SPECIALIST SPECIES SPECIMEN SPECTACLE SPECTATOR
SPECTER SPECTROGRAM SPECTRUM SPECULATE SPECULUM SPY
SPEECH

~ SPECIAL     id+ | SPECIFIC  PARTICULAR |
~ SPECIALIST  id+ | EXPERT |
^u            med> in 2nd century ROME there were
                   physicians specialized in
              DENTISTRY  GYNECOLOGY  OPHTHALMOLOGY
~ SPECIES     id+ | KIND  SORT |
~ SPECIMEN    see> SKEPTIC
              id+ | TO GRASP WITH OWN EYES   sug> SPECK
     id+ A VISIBLE QUALITY                 sug> SPECTACLE
     lat  SPECERE   = TO SEE  also
                      EYE GLASSES
     gr   SKEPTOMAI   I SEE  OBSERVE
          SKOPTIKOS   SKEPTIC        sug> MICROSCOPE
     id+  TO VIEW CAREFULLY          sug> MACROSCOPIC
          SKOPOS      TO NOTE  SEE   sug> OBSERVE
     skrt SPASATI     SEER           sug> PROPHET
     ukr  SPASATY     SEER  TO SAVE  sug> SAVIOR
               hx> in ukr SPASYTEL or
                   SAVIOR is one of the
                   titles of JESUS CHRIST
~ SPECTACLE    lat SPECTARE = TO BEHOLD   sug> RESPECT
~ SPECTATOR    id+ ONE WHO LOOKS
                   as if seeking a SPECK
               sp  ESPECULO = SPECULUM         sug> SPECULATE
                   ESPEJO     MIRROR           sug> SPECTER
                   MIRAR      TO GAZE AT       sug> RETROSPECT
               ukr LUSTRO     MIRROR           sug> CIRCUMSPECT
               lat LUDUS      NOT REAL         sug> SPECULATIVE
               ukr LUD        HUMANITY
                   LYDYTY     TO ENTICE        sug> SWAY
               lat LUDIA      GLADIATOR also   sug> NOT GLAD
                              ACTRESS          sug> PLAY
                   LUDICER    SPORT            sug> LUDICROUS
                   LUDIO      PUPPET PLAYER    sug> TOY
               sp  LIDIA      STRUGGLE         sug> SCRAMBLE
               ply> | SINCE THE GLADIATORS MANY SPORTS ARE
                      FAKE STRUGGLES OR A FARCE FOR
               SPECTATORS BY SPECULATING ACTORS |
               ply> | A SPECULUM MAY HELP SPECULATORS SPECULATE |
               ply> | SPECTACLES AND SPECTERS CAN BE
                      SPECULATED ABOUT |
~ SPECTER      lat SPECTRUM and plural SPECTRA = AN APPEARANCE or
                   APPARITION  ILLUSION  MIRAGE  DELUSION
~ SPECTROGRAM  IMAGE OF A SPECTER
~ SPECTRUM     VARIETY  RANGE  EXTENT  REALM
               med> EACH DISEASE PRESENTS A SPECTRUM OF SYMPTOMS
                    SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS THAT TEND TO
                "RUN TOGETHER" CONSTITUTE SYNDROMES
                in lat DROMOS = TO RUN             sug> PRODROME
                ply> | using a SPECULUM or obtaining
                       a SPECTROGRAM is better than the
                SPECTACLE of SPECULATING about the
                SPECTER of syndromes |
~ SPECULATE     lat SPECULARI = TO VIEW or
                    MEDITATE  CONSIDER  CONTEMPLATE
~ SPECULUM      in lat = MIRROR
                med> INSTRUMENT TO VIEW A CAVITY
                hx> VAGINAL SPECULA WERE WIDELY
                    USED DURING THE ROMAN EMPIRE
~ SPY    MONITOR  EXPLORE  SNOOP  SCOUT ***
         implies secrecy
  ital   SPIA   = SPY
  ukr    SHPION   idem
  old fr ESPIER   SPY
  id+ | A WAR SPY IS TREATED AS AN OUTCAST OF THE
        MILITARY see> CASTE and if captured is treated
        not as a see> KNIGHT
        nor as a sug> WARRIOR
        but as a see> CRIMINAL |
  see> SIR  see> KNIGHT  see> CHIVALRY
  ply> | a SPY WITH A SPECULUM may lead to a
         SUSPICIOUS SPECULATIVE SPECTACLE or may
  become a MIRROR prompting others to
  MEDITATE or CONTEMPLATE a SPECTACULAR SPECTRUM
  as grand as an EXPECTANT SPECTER |
  note SPECTRE  SPECTRUM  SPECULATOR  ASPECT  CIRCUMSPECT
       CONSPICUOUS  DESPICABLE  DESPISE  DESPITE  EXPECT
  EXPECTANT  EXPECTATIVE  INSPECT  PERSPECTIVE  PERSPICACY
  PROSPECT  PROSPECTUS  RESPECT  RESPECTABLE  RESPITE
  RETROSPECT  SUSPECT  SUSPICION  ESPIONAGE  SPY


~ SPEECH  id+ VOCAL LANGUAGE as per VOICE COMMUNICATION
          id+ SPOKEN WORDS ARE EASY TO CREATE
              IT MAY BE A FANTASY or FANTASTIC
              BUT IT IS A REALITY
              IMPOSSIBLE TO RETRIEVE
              "WHAT IS SPOKEN"  IS    FATAL
  myth> see>   THE FATES         sug> FAIRY
  lat   FATE   = WHAT IS SPOKEN  see> FATAL FATE
        FARI     SPEAK           sug> FABLE
        FANTEM   SPEAKING        see> FANTASY
  gr    PHEME    VOICE           see> FEMININE
        PHASIS   SPEECH          see> PHONEME
        PHONE    SOUND           sug> PHONETICS
  eng   FAERIE   ENCHANTMENT     sug> FAMILY
        FAIRY    PANSY  SISSY    see> FEMININE
  med> APHASIA   NO SPEECH       see> FAMILY
  myth> POLYPHEMUS was a ONE EYED GIANT
        encountered by Odysseus
  biol> A SILKWORM NAMED IN MEMORY OF POLYPHEMUS
        IT HAS AN EYE LIKE SPOT ON ITS HIND WINGS
  ply> | FABULOUS FABLES for INFANTS may be full of
         EUPHEMISMS and discuss disgusting NEPHARIOUS
  or NEFARIOUS PROPHETS PROFESSORS USING TELEPHONES to
  CONFABULATE in DEFAMATORY FANTASIES regarding
  PHONY ANTHEMS |
      

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