Vocabulary From Classical Roots (lesson 3)

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Pan

The Greek Root for all

pandemonium

an uproar

panacea

a cure-all for diseases or troubles

Omnis

The Latin Root for all

omnipotent

Having unlimited power; all-powerful

omnipresent

Present everywhere

omnivorous

Feeding on both plants and animals

omnivorous

Devouring everything, especially intellectually

Holos

The Greek root for whole

catholic

universal; including most things

Catholic

A religion; referring to the Roman Catholic Church

holocaust

A great destruction, especially by fire

holocaust

Murder by the Nazis of over six million Jews and millions of other people in World War II

Totus

The Latin Root for whole

totalitarian

Referring to a form of government in which one person or party holds absolute control

Clausi; Clausum; Claudere; Claudo

The four Latin Roots for "to close"

cloister

a covered walk along the inside walls of a building, usually looking out on a courtyard

cloister

a monastery or similar place of religious seclusion

cloister

to seclude as in a monastery

preclude

to prevent; to make impossible

recluse

a person who avoids mixing with people

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