GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 12

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GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 12

rapacious

adj. Seizing everything; greedy

rapt

adj. Giving total attention to; captivated

surreptitious

adj. Hidden or secret; done without notice

perceptible

adj. Able to be noticed or felt

susceptible

adj. Able to be influenced

precept

n. An idea important to a system of beliefs

voracious

adj. Devouring everything

omnivorous

adj. Feeding on both animals and plants

herbivorous

adj. Eating only plants

decadent

adj. Overly luxurious and lacking moral discipline; excessive

cadence

n. Rhythmic rise and fall

casualty

n. Something or someone injured, killed or eliminated

rap

Latin rapere, raptum, "to snatch"; rapax, "greedy, devouring"

cep

Latin capere, captum, "seize, take"

vor

latin vorare, voratum "to eat"

cad/cas

Latin cadere, casum, "to fall"

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