Earles English Vocab Unit 10

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nominal

existing in name or form only and not reality

nominal

so small as to be unimportant; insignificant

ignominious

marked with shame or disgrace; dishonorable

ignominious

humiliating or degrading

pater/patr

father

patrician

a person or high birth or good standing and cultivation; an aristocrat

expatriate

a person who moved to a foreign land

lega

to appoint

lega

to send as a deputy

relegate

to remove or assign to a less important place

relegate

to refer or hand over for decision or for carrying out

greg

herd or flock

aggregate

a collection or sum of units or parts

egregious

standing out, especially in a bad way, flagrant

contra

anti

contraband

goods that are forbidden by law to be owned or brought into or out of a country

tabula rasa

the mind in its blank or unmarked state before receiving any impressions from outside

tabula rasa

something existing in it's original pure state

flu

to flow

mellifluous

flowing like honey; sweetened as if with honey

prehend/prehens

to seize

reprehensible

deserving stern criticism or blame

temper

to moderate or keep within limits

temper

to mix

temper

to dilute, quantify, or soften by adding something more agreeable; to moderate.

purg

to cleanse or clean

expurgate

to cleanse of something morally harmful or offensive; to remove objectionable parts from.

subjugate

to bring under control and rule as a subject; conquer, subdue

hyper

above or beyond

hyperbole

extreme exaggeration

pre

before

preclude

to make impossible beforehand; prevent

precocious

showing the qualities or abilities of an adult at an unusually early age

para

besides, or closely related to

paramilitary

relating to a force formed on a military pattern, especially as a possible backup military force

meta

behind or beyond

metonymy

a figure of speech in which the name for one thing is used for the name of something else that is associated with it or related to it.

per

throughout

pervade

to spread through all parts of something

persevere

to keep at something in spite of difficulties, opposition, or disappointment

ant/anti

against

antipathy

a strong dislike

antithesis

the contrast or opposition of ideas, the exact opposite

expurgate

to cleanse of something morally harmful or offensive, to remove objectionabe part from

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