10th Lesson 2: A Latin Root--Sequ

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All the words in this lesson contain the Latirn root sequ (spellings include sequ, secu, suit, and sue), which means to follow.

consecutive

(adj) following one after the other in correct order

consequence

(n) logical effect or outcome

ensue

(v) to come after or happened as a result of

execute

(v) to carry out; to do

inconsequential

(adj) having no significance

obsequious

(adj) fawning; obedient out of fear or in hopes of gain

persecute

(v) to oppress, annoy, or harass

prosecutor

(n) person who starts legal proceedings against another

pursue

(v) to follow, seek, or strive for

pursuit

(n) the act of chasing or striving after

sect

(n) a group of people with the same principles, beliefs, or opinions

secular

(adj) concerned with things of this life; worldly, not spiritual

sequacious

(adj) following in a logical and regular order

sequel

(n) something that follows; the next installment

sequence

(n) a continuous or connected series

sequester

(v) to remove from public use or view

subsequent

(adj) coming after in time, order, or place

sue

(v) to bring a lawsuit againt; to plead

suite

(n) any series of similar things, such as a set of linked rooms

suitor

(n) one who woos or seeks the affection of another

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