Latin Roots 8

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SECUT SEQU

to follow

consequence

(noun) a result or effect of an action or condition

execute

(verb) carry out or put into effect

inconsequential

(adj) not important or significant

non sequitur

(noun)
a conclusion or statement that does not logically follow from the previous argument or statement

persecute

(noun) subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment, esp. because of their race or political or religious beliefs

prosecute

(verb) institute legal proceedings against (a person or organization

sequel

(noun) something that takes place after or as a result of an earlier event

sequence

(noun) a particular order in which related events, movements, or things follow each other

sequential

(adj) forming or following in a logical order or sequence

CUR CURR CURS

to run

concur

(verb) be of the same opinion

concurrent

(adj) existing, happening, or done at the same time

cursory

(adj) hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed

discursive

(adj) digressing from subject to subject

excursion

(noun) a short journey or trip, esp. one engaged in as a leisure activity

incur

(verb) become subject to (something unwelcome or unpleasant) as a result of one's own behavior or actions

incursion

(noun) an invasion or attack, esp. a sudden or brief one

precursor

(noun) a person or thing that comes before another of the same kind; a forerunner

recur

(verb) occur again, periodically, or repeatedly

GRESS GRAD

to move

egress

(noun) the action of going out of or leaving a place

gradation

(noun) a scale or a series of successive changes, stages, or degrees

progressive

(adj) happening or developing gradually or in stages; proceeding step by step

regressive

(adj) becoming less advanced; returning to a former or less developed state

retrograde

(adj) directed or moving backward

transgress

(verb) infringe or go beyond the bounds of

biped

(noun) an animal that uses two legs for walking

expedite

(verb) make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly

impede

(verb) delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them; hinder

impediment

(noun) a hindrance or obstruction in doing something

pedestrian

(adj) lacking inspiration or excitement; dull

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