Vocabulary Lesson 7

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CID, CIS

TO CUT; TO KILL

FID, FIDEL

FAITH; FAITHFUL

FIN

END; LIMIT

LITER

LETTER; LITERATURE

LUMIN

LIGHT; TO SHINE

PART (PORT)

PART; SHARE

PREC

PRAYER

TERMIN

BOUNDARY; END

VEST

GARMENT

scissors

instrument to cut

finale

conclusion; concluding part

literature

the body of written works of a language, period, or culture

portion

a part or share of the whole

suicidal

act of voluntarily taking one's life, tending toward the act of voluntarily taking one's life

verify

to establish the truth or accuracy of, confirm

infidelity

disloyalty

linear

having to do with lines; straight

luminous

giving off light

deprecate

to express disapproval of

terminate

to bring to an end

vestibule

A small entryway within a building

definitive

conclusive, final, representing the limit of what can be done

aver

to affirm, declare confidently

uxoricide

the killing of one's wife

obliterate

to destroy completely

travesty

A bad imitation of; a perversion of

impart

to make known, tell; to give, pass something on

indeterminate

uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite

perfidy

breach of faith

sui generis

of its own kind

luminary

shining light

precarious

insecure, uncertain, Not safe or secure; dangerously uncertain

lineage

descent; ancestry

semifinal

the round before the finals

verdict

the decision reached at the end of a trial

tripartite

divided into or consisting of three parts

suicide

act of killing one's self

multilinear

the accepted notion that different cultures pass through any one of a number of possible sequences of change

partner

each member of a partnership

diffident

shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved

alliteration

the repetition of initial consonant sounds

parricide

The murder of a parent.

terminally

ending in death; fatal

confinement

Restriction within limits or boundaries.

imprecation

a curse; the act of cursing

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