Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots Book III Unit #5

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Prohibit

To stop one from doing something; prevent

Inhibit

To get in the way; hinder

Suffuse

To fill up from within; to spread throughout

Confound

To confuse or fustrate

Infuse

To inject; to fill something or someone with

Sustain

To support for an extended period of time

Abstain

To not do something; refrain

Tenacious

Stubbornly

Retinue

A group that attends an important person

Replete

Filled up with

Implement

To put into action; execute

Deplete

To use up;waste

Hib/Hab

To have, hold

Fus/Found

To pour out

Ten/Tain/Tin

To hold

Ple

To fill

Phototropic

Tending to grow or move towards light

Phosphorescent

Giving off light without heat

Photogenic

Attractive in pictures or photographs

Lucid

Easy to understand; clear

Elucidate

To make clear by explaining

Translucent

Allowing light to pass through

Circumspect

Careful; mindful of rules and consequences

Prospect

That which is expected

Specter

A ghost or phantom

Invidious

Hateful or spiteful

Providential

Happening by good fortune

Improvise

To create without any forethought or preparation

Phot/Phos

Light

Spec/Spect

To Look at

Vid/Vis

To see, to look

Enunciate

To prnounce or articluate

Renounce

To reject by declaration

Pronouncement

A declaration of opinion; judgement

Invoke

To call upon for support

Provocative

Causing disturbance or excitement

Revoke

To make invalid; deactivate

Ineffable

Unutterable; indescribable

Infantile

Childish; immature

Affable

Easy to converse with; friendly

Edict

An official order

Indict

To charge with a crime; accuse

Dictum

A formal or authoritative statement

Nunc/Nounc

To announce

Voc/Vok

To call

Fa

To speak

Dic/Dict

To say, to tell

Misinformation

Untrue or wrong information

Reform

To bring back to rightness, order or morality

Formative

Occuring at the time of most influence

Inept

Unskilled; clumsy

Adept

Skilled; expert at

Aptitude

Skill or suitability for

Posit

To put forth; assert

Impose

To forcibly place upon

Disposition

Attitude or mood

Figment

Something invented or imaginary

Effigy

A figure constructed in mockery

Prefigure

To look like or predict a later thing or event

Form

To form, to establish

Apt/Ept

To fit

Pos/Pon

To put, place

Fig

To shape

Legacy

Body of ideas, acheivements and morals

Delegate

To divide up, especially responsibilities

Agenda

Plan of action; purpose

Proactive

Seeking to solve a problem before it occurs

Exacting

Demanding perfection; strict

Repulsion

Desire to avoid; disgust

Dispel

To scatter about; break up

Propel

To cause to move towards; push

Realative

Dependent upon

Superlative

Excellent; above all others

Dilate

To widen

Lega

To appoint, to send on a mission, to charge with

Act/Ag

To do, act

Puls/Pel

To push

Lat

Brought, carried

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