Vocabulary From Classical Roots Book C, Lesson 13 and 14
|emancipate|| 1. (tr. v.) To free from restraint or influence.|
2. To free (a slave) from bondage.
|manipulate|| 1. (tr. v. ) To use or handle skillfully.|
2. To manage with devious skill, or to adjust to suit one's purpose.
|mandate||(n.) A formal order from a higher court; an authoritative command, order, or injunction.|
|manacle|| 1. A device for confining the hands; handcuffs.|
2. Anything that constrains.
|manifest|| (adj.) Clearly apparent to sight or understanding; obvious.|
(tr. v.) 1. To show plainly; to reveal.
2. To prove.
(n.) A list of cargo passengers.
|dexterity|| 1. Skill in the use of the hands or body; adroitness.|
2. Mental skill or adroitness; cleverness.
|ambidextrous||Able to use either hand equally well.|
|digital|| 1. Relating to a finger or a unit of measure (3/4 inch) the breadth of a finger.|
2. Referring to a numerical system for encoding data.
|Flecto, Flectere, Flexi, Flexum||To bend|
|deflect||To swerve or turn aside.|
|genuflect||To bend the knee in a kneeling or half-kneeling position to express reverence or respect.|
|inflection|| 1. An alteration of pitch or tone in the voice.|
2. In grammar, an alteration of the form of a word to show different grammatical or syntactical relationships.
|reflection|| 1. The act or condition of being thrown back.|
2. Something thrown back, as light, heat, sound or image.
3. Discredit; indirect reproach.
4. Deep thought.
|Rapio, Rapere, Rapui, Raptum||To snatch|
|rapacious|| 1. Excessively grasping or greedy.|
2. Given to seizing for plunder or as prey.
|rapt|| 1. Giving one's complete attention.|
2. Overcome with emotion; completely filled with joy.
|surreptitious||Done secretly, or without approval.|
|Plico, Plicare, Plicavi, Plicatum||To fold|
|complicity||Participation with another in an act that is or seems to be deceitful.|
|duplicity|| 1. Deceitfulness in speech or conduct; double dealing.|
2. Being physically or numerically double or two-fold; doubleness.
|explicate||To make clear; to explain thoroughly; often in a literary context.|
|explicit||Definite; stated in detail, leaving nothing to be guessed at; outspoken.|
|exploit|| 1. Notable or heroic deed.|
2. To use to the greatest advantage.
3. To make use of selfishly or unethically.
4. To publicize.
|imply||To indicate indirectly; to hint.|
|ploy||A tactic intended to frustrate, embarrass, or gain advantage over an opponent.|
|ply|| 1. To use a tool or weapon vigorously, to work at a trade.|
2. To offer something persistently.
3. The thickness of a cloth, yarn or rope.
4. Wood layer with crosswise grain.
|supplicate||To ask humbly or earnestly for, as in praying; to beseech.|
|Prehendo, Prehendere, Prehendi, Prehensum||To catch, to seize, to grab|
|apprehend|| 1. To arrest.|
2. To grasp mentally; to understand.
3. To anticipate with anxiety.
|comprise||To consist of, to contain.|
|entrepreneur||A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for business ventures.|
|reprisal||An action or act of retaliation against someone for injuries received.|
|impregnable|| 1. Strong enough to resist attack of capture, as a fortress.|
2. Not to be outweighed or overcome in argument.
|reprehend||To reprimand, reprove, or express disapproval.|