Vocab 15

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CIRCUM

"around"

Circuitous

deviating from a straight course
Sadly my path was rather circuitous

Circumspect

careful, prudent, discreet, cautious
I try to be rather circumspect with whom I trust

Circumference

the distance around a circle
"He walked the circumference of field.

ORBIS
ORBITA

"circle" "anything round"
"wheel"

Orbit

the path of an object as it revolves around another object (usually in space)
The moon orbits around Earth.

Orb

an object with a spherical shape
I want a giant floating orb full of radioactive marshmallows.

FIGURA

"Form" "Shape"

Configuration

an arrangement of parts or elements, any spatial attributes
You need to reconfigure the files

Figurative

not literal but metaphorical; using a figure of speech
Figuativly speaking.

KUKLOS

"wheel" "circle"

Cyclic

recurring in cycles
Sadly life often tends to be cyclical

Encyclopedic

possessing information about many subjects or intensively about one subject
I an quite encyclopedic about history

loquacious

Very talkative
My mother always tells me that when I'm supposed to be going a chore I can be quite loquacious.

sallies

sudden rush forward, leap, assault form defensive position

pensively

thoughtfully
You're being very pensive about this... is it painful?

paroxysm

a sudden uncontrollable attack
I suffer from hiccuping paroxysms

meritorious

deserving reward or praise
My older sister is quite meritorious.

jorum

a large drinking bowl
The jorum was empty.

murrain

any plaguelike disease of domestic animals
I hope you catch MURRAIN!!!

alacrity

liveliness and eagerness
I not really prone to alacrity

panegyric

a formal expression of praise
In a few weeks we will witness a panegyric expression of praise.

asperities

roughness, severity; bitterness or tartness
I can't believe how asperite our science teacher was today!

laudanum

a drug containing opium
In Oliver Twist, Nancy slipped Laudanum into Sikes' drink.

A

1.a
2.d
3.c
4.b
5.d
6.a
7.c
8.b

B

1.d
2.a
3.b
4.d

C

1. orbit
2. circuitous
3.configuration
4.figurative
5.cyclic

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