GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin & Greek Roots - Unit 12 - Applying the Meanings

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rapacious

A _________ group of colonists seized all the land for themselves, leaving none for the people that arrived later.

rapt

As a program on birds played across the screen, the kittens sat ________ in front of the television.

surreptitious

With a ___________ motion of his hand, the magician hid the coin in the scarf.

perceptible

The wink that Kevin gave Laurel was so fast it was barely ___________.

susceptible

Ben felt that if he were too open-minded, he would be __________ to harmful ideas, so he lived in isolation.

precepts

One of the main ________ of the religion is kindness to other living creatures.

voracious

The ________ locusts left a path of ruined crops a mile long.

omnivorous

My two brothers are strict vegetarians, but I consider myself ___________.

herbivorous

Early American pioneers found lots of grazing land for their _____________ animals.

decadent

The billionaire's spoiled children wasted millions of dollars on _________ parties.

cadence

The beautiful __________ of Jeff's voice as he read lulled us to sleep.

casualty

Grandmother signed that politeness was just one more ________ of a world that couldn't slow down.

rapt

The babies stared in _______ wonder at the fireworks spreading in the night sky.

rapacious

An eagle's _________ hunger will rarely be satisfied by one or two small field mice.

perceptible

With envy ___________ to everyone in the room, Judy admired Olga's dress.

surreptitious

Bo left the house is a _____________ fashion, climbing out the window in the dark.

precepts

Members were asked to observe the general _________ of the organization.

herbivorous

My pet hamster is ____________, so she gets plenty of lettuce and carrots to eat.

casualty

Janet's horse is a __________ of the race, having broken its leg trying to jump a very high hurdle.

decadent

Victor's experience int he luxurious hotels and restaurants of Las Vegas led him to believe it was a very ________ city.

voracious

Like an ________ animal, the tornado consumed everything in its path.

omnivorous

When my father decided to be a vegetarian, he had to renounce his __________ eating habits.

susceptible

Frank is _________ to every new idea that comes along, so he can't stick to anything.

cadence

To write song lyrics, you must follow the ________ of the musical script.

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