everyday words from classic origins unit 9

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AUD, AUDIT

body

CORP, CORPOR,(CORPUS)

to flow

FLU, FLUX

form; shape

FORM

race; kind; to produce

GEN, GENER, GENIT

to throw

JAC, JECT

hand

MANU, MAIN

to carry; port

PORT

king; royal

REX, REG

to be strong; to be worthy

VAL (VAIL)

to conquer

VINC, VICT (VANQU)

genesis

origin

conjecture

surmise, guess

regalia

paraphernalia of royalty

amanuensis

secretary

formulate

devise

corpulent

obese

affluent

wealthy

victor

conqueror

ambience

environment

prevalent

widespread

inaudible

incapable of being heard

opportune

favorable

ambidextrous

equally skillful with each hand

corpse

the dead body of a human being

reform

a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses

reject

dismiss from consideration

import

commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country

prevail

use persuasion successfully

auditorium

the area of a theater or concert hall where the audience sits

influence

causing something without any direct or apparent effort

generation

the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

manual

a small handbook

regal

royal

maintain

keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction

ambivalent

characterized by a mixture of opposite feelings or attitudes

uniform

clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification

regicide

the act of killing a king

manufacture

the organized action of making of goods and services for sale

genealogy

successive generations of kin

valiant

brave, courageous

corpuscles

living cells capable of moving about in a liquid

deportment

(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

project

cause to be heard

invincible

impossible to defeat

fluent

smooth and unconstrained in movement

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