GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin & Greek Roots - Unit 19 - Applying the Meanings

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matron

A __________ in colonial America would have been constantly busy with home and children.

maternal

Even as a child, Bess was _______ towards the other students in her class.

matriculate

Darnell is going to take a year off before he __________ at the business school.

patronized

The Sidlowskis no longer ___________ the deli.

patronize

The college professor tried not to _________ the high school students.

paternal

Toby began to feel ________ towards the abandoned young boy.

patricide

The prince was so jealous of his father that he contemplated __________ in order to take over the throne.

expatriate

Gertrude was an _________ who abandoned America for France.

filial

Carl admitted that he felt more ______ affection for his stepfather than for his father.

affiliate

The small business became an ________ of a much larger corporation in New York.

progenitor

The __________ of the Louis family in America was a fur merchant named Jacques.

progeny

At family reunions, the couples always posed for a photograph with their numerous _______.

genealogy

After discovering an old picture of his great uncle, Phillip became interested in the _________ of his family.

matron

However the ________ dressed, she always looked younger than her years.

genealogy

I wish my _________ were full of interesting characters, but most of my ancestors were simple farmers.

maternal

Greta never stopped feeling ________ towards her children, even when they were all grown up.

matriculate

Right after high school, James tried to _________ into a program for weak readers.

affiliate

Michael was shocked when his longtime ________ was arrested for being a career bank robber.

patronizing

No one enjoys having a friend who is always _________, even if such condescension is not intentional.

progeny

The stable was full of the ________ of the blue ribbon winner, and several generations lived together.

expatriates

Sometimes Arthur and his family considered becoming _______ because they hated the political system in their own country.

paternal

Adult male bears feel little _________ instinct, and they will even attack their own offspring.

filial

The _______ bond between Mort and his parents was made clear when he thanked them in his wedding speech.

patricide

Although Sue sometimes hated her father, she would never have considered _________.

progenitor

A ____________ of Benjamin Franklin must have had an inventive spirit, since Franklin himself was so creative.

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