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Ps Vocabulary Words

Based on the definitions, guess these words that contain Ps.
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First submittedMay 10, 2011
Last updatedSeptember 27, 2013
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Definition
Word
Dead body
Corpse
One of David's hymns
Psalm
A little drunk and unsteady
Tipsy
False name
Pseudonym
The end of the world as we know it
Apocalypse
The fifth Greek letter
Epsilon
Neuron junction
Synapse
Similar to an oval
Ellipse
Examination to determine
cause of death
Autopsy
When the moon passes in
front of the sun, e.g.
Eclipse
Definition
Word
Summary
Synopsis
Thicket of small trees or shrubs
Copse
To fall off the wagon
Relapse
Style of Afro-Caribbean music
Calypso
To overturn (when speaking of ships)
Capsize
Part of a church where the altar is located
Apse
The id, super-ego and ego, collectively
Psyche
Chemical found in chilis
Capsaicin
Very soft mineral. In one form,
it is plaster of Paris
Gypsum
Ironic and trendy person of
the 21st century
Hipster
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level 73
Nov 19, 2013
is Psyche different from Psychosis? Oh well...
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level 60
Nov 27, 2013
The suffix "-is" indicates a disease or infection. For instance, bronchitis is an infection of the bronchial tubes, so psychosis is a disease of the psyche.
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level 77
Nov 29, 2013
-itis means inflammation.
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level 71
Feb 14, 2018
I occasionally get a little bout of psychitis myself.
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level 61
Sep 28, 2019
psyche is more like soul, while psychosis is a mental illness were reality is distorted.
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level 76
Apr 15, 2014
Pulpit usually refers to the speaking stand where a worship leader stands-- like a lectern. Sometimes that is a big fancy area. But one of the correct architectural/ecclesiological terms for the front of the sanctuary, where an altar would be located is the apse. Of course, most Christian denominations don't call it an altar, an altar is for sacrificing live animals or people. It's often referred to as a communion table, eucharistic table, that sort of thing.
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level 84
Apr 22, 2014
Except for the *largest* Christian denomination which does have an altar!
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level 53
May 12, 2014
Since when?? I've been in churches of many different Christian denominations, and I'm pretty sure they all had altars.
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level 55
May 5, 2015
I don't think Packerswin14's point was that there aren't altars at most churches, but that most churches don't refer to it as an altar.
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level 76
May 22, 2015
It depends on the church. Catholic and Protestant churches view them differently. In Roman Catholic churches communion is according to the doctrine of transubstantiation, while in most Protestant churches it is an act of remembrance. The altar and the Eucharist table aren't considered the same thing in most Protestant churches, and in many Protestant churches they have both, used for different purposes.
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level 44
Jul 31, 2014
You can have an apse w/o an altar, and an altar where there is no apse. What makes an apse an apse is a rounded half-circle recess in an otherwise flat wall. You can have an apse anywhere, a library, a museum, a courthouse, a kitchen, a stage, a hotel lobby.
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level 76
Aug 30, 2014
For ironic and trendy person I was trying to think of a name. Couldn't think of anyone ironic and trendy who had a ps in their name. Sigh.
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level 30
Mar 13, 2019
I thought the same and only thought of Psy (who sang Gangnam style)
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level 75
Mar 6, 2015
Shouldn't Postmortem also work for Autopsy?
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level 62
Oct 7, 2018
I thought so, too.
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level 46
Jan 21, 2019
It doesn't have "ps" in it.
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level 75
Apr 2, 2016
Please accept necropsy in addition to autopsy.
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level 71
Feb 14, 2018
Excellent point. Although "necropsy" is generally used to refer to animal autopsies, the definition doesn't specify humans.
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level 64
Dec 8, 2017
What a silly quiz concept.
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level 71
Feb 15, 2018
Upstarts always have a quiz they think flops, that represents a real lapse in quality and perhaps was just a big oops with no upsides. Your quips indicate you not only feel this one's upstaged by other quizzes, but that it's downright dipshitty and belongs in the dumpster. I'm getting a glimpse of how upset this makes you. Just don't go all psycho!
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level 73
Mar 6, 2018
Took me a while to realize that "Ps" didn't mean "many times the letter P". Sure helped when it dawned on me!
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level 22
Oct 3, 2018
i had to give up as i thought the answers all started with P lol. Not very clear in the directions
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level 39
Jun 23, 2018
...why did i only get 50% for synapse and apocalypse?...huh?...