Vocabulary from Classical Roots (B) Chapters 13 & 14

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PRO

before, for

Procrastinate

v. to put off doing something; to delay needlessly

Prodigal

adj. recklessly wasteful; extravagant; profuse; lavish
n. a spendthrift

Prodigy

n. a person with exceptional talent or powers

Profane

adj. showing disrespect toward God or sacred things; nonreligious in subject, form, or use
v. to treat with irreverence

Profuse

adj. plentiful, prodigal, overflowing; giving abundantly (usually used with in)

JOCUS

joke

Jeopardy

n. danger; peril

Jocular

adj. joking; avoiding seriousness

SUAVIS

delightful

Assuage

tr. v. to soothel to make less severe; to satisfy

Suave

adj. smooth in social manner

FESTUS

festive

Festoon

n. a decorative chain of flowers, leaves, or ribbons hung in a curve
v. to decorate with hanging ornaments

Fete

n. a party or festival, especially one held outside
v. to give a party in someone's honor

DOLEO, DOLERE, DOLUI, DOLITUM

to grieve

Condole

intr. v. to express sympathy (used with with)

Doleful

adj. mournful; sad

Irascible

adj. irritable; hot tempered

Irate

adj. angry; enraged

Ire

n. anger, rage

VOLO, VELLE, VOLUI

to wish

Malevolent

adj. wishing harm to others; malicious

Volition

n. a conscious choice; use of one's will to make a decision

ZELOS

zeal

Zeal

n. passionate devotion to a cause; ardor

Zealot

n. a zealous person; a fanatic

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