APENG Vocabulary 24

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Jure

swear

Abjure

to renounce solemnly(a claim, right or belief), to renounce under oath

An

Not, without

anecdote

a short account of an interesting or humorous incident, an account regarded as unreliable or hearsay

a ab

apart, away

averse

having a strong dislike of or opposition to something not people

circum

Around

spect

look or see

circumspect

Paying close attention to circumstances or consequences

con

Together or with

Contiguous

sharing a common border, immediately preceding or following

Defunct

No longer functioning or existing

de

down, from

fungi

perform

dispassionate

Not influenced by strong emotion, free from passion, prejudice, or personal interest

dis

apart, away

passus

suffer

ate

that which

engender

To cause to exist, to give rise to, to bring about

en

inside, within

gen

start, begin

facilitate

To make easier or easy

facil

easy

imperturbable

Unable to be upset or excited

per

thoroughly

able

capable of

turb

agitate

Infidel

A person who doesn't believe in religion or who adheres to a religion other than one's own

fid

faith, belief

invective

Insulting, abusive, or highly critical language

in

in, into OR not

vect

carry

Megalopolis

A very large, heavily populated city or urban complex

megal

large, great

polis

city

Nonentity

A person or thing with no special or interesting qualities, an unimportant person or thing, nonexistance

esse

to be

ity

state, condition

Pernicious

Having a harmful effect, usually in a gradual or subtle way

ious ous

full of

Prostrate

adj. Lying facedown, especially to show respect

Pro

before, forth

sternere

lie flat

renegade

One who abandons his or her religion/group, one who gives up conventional or lawful behavior

re

back, again

negare

to deny

sequester

To isolate or hide something or someone, to isolate a jury from outside influences, to take temporary possesion of property as security against legal claims

se

apart, away

quest

seek

temporize

To act evasively to gain time, avoid argument, or postpone a decision or commitment, to yield to current conditions, to comply temporarily

tempor

time

ize

make, do, cause

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