Midterm Review: Latin Roots/Words

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The Latin roots and words on the Etymology Midterm Exam on Tuesday.

loc, locu

place

duc, duct

lead

magn-

great; large

pauci-

few

virtu

strength; virtue

cord

heart

mand, mend

put in hands of; entrust; order

ting, tang, tag, tig, tact

touch

ferr-

iron

palp

feel; touch

far

divine law

fing, fig, fict

form; shape; invent; imagine

sens, sent

feel; be aware

par, pair, peer

equal

mord, mors

bite

somn

sleep; dream

pet, petul

seek; attack

preca

price; value

merc

trade

mir

wonder

arbitr

judge; consider

feder

league; alliance; bond

vacill

waver

doc, doct

teach

litig

dispute; quarrel; sue

lig

bind; choose; gather

stimul

goad; rouse

ambul

walk

grad, gred, gress

step

vag

wander

curr, curs, corr, cours

run

fug, fugit

flee

clin, clive

lean; incline; slope

mitt, miss, mise

send; let go

ven, vent

come

pend, pens, pond

weigh

tempt, tent

try out; test

her, hers

stick; cling

verg

tend toward; bend

mov, mob, mot

move

pugn, pug

fight; fist

scrib, script

write

many-footed

multiped

to say before

predict

good kind

benign

not separate

indivisible

truthfulness

veracity

all-knowing

omniscient

foolish

fatuous

person who has strength/virtue

virtuoso

eating, devouring all

omnivorous

scarcity, "fewness"

paucity

great-souled or spirited

magnanimous

bearing alive

viviparous

complaining

querulous

relating to the heart (friendly)

cordial

relating to the treasury

fiscal

faithfulness

fidelity

an order

jurisdiction

doubtful or full of doubt

dubious

golden

aureate

a writing on

inscription

relating to pricking

pungent

something invented or imagined

fiction

not tasty (tasteless)

insipid

bony

osseous

thin (insignificant)

tenuous

a pricking

puncture

related to running

cursory

a thing that is decreed

statute

sticking together

cohesive

to or for one's own

appropriate

to make near together

assemble

fastened before

prefix

no death

immortal

an equal

peer

attacking (verbally)

petulant

complaining (habitually)

querulous

to step apart

digress

full of value

precious

trust

credit

to rouse

stimulate

related to bending apart

divergent

a fleeing one

fugitive

related to spreading out

expansive

a sleepwalker

somnambulist

to carry across

translate

a thing which is thrown before

projectile

to cause to stand back

resist

to come together

convene

mixed

miscellaneous

full of weight (heavy, important)

ponderous

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