World Literature Units 1-4 game cards

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viaduct

A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley

Impervious

Unable to be affected

deviate

To depart

defer

To put aside until later

confer

To discuss something with someone else, consult

inference

A conclusion not directly provided by evidence

proliferate

To increase greatly in number; to multiply

purported

Claimed as true, but probably false

via

road, way

fer

to carry, to bring

port

to carry, to bring

vinc/vict

to conquer

invincible

unable to be conquered

provincial

limited knowledge of the world, narrow minded

duc/duct

to lead

conducive

supportive, encouraging, helping to bring about

deduce

to draw a conclusion from fact, to infer

tract

to drag

protracted

extended in time

retract

to withdraw, to pull back
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peto

to assail, to rush

impetuous

acting passionately and without forethought, rash, impulsive

impetus

that which drives one; momentum

compel

to force, to coerce

impulse

sudden urge to do something

expel

to send out or send away

dejected

sad or depressed

dismissive

showing little regard or concern

motive

cause for action

motif

a recurring theme, subject or idea

remiss

failing to fulfill ones's duty

jac/ject

to throw, to cast

pel/puls

to push or drive

mit/mis

send

mot/mov

to move

fract

break

infraction

minor violation of a rule or law

infringe

to intrude on an area belonging to another, to tresspass

incisive

direct and powerful

concise

brief and to the point

epitome

best/most typical example

dichotomy

divided into two opposite parts

anatomy

the structure or parts of a plant or animal

pungent

strong taste or smell

cis

cut, kill

tom

to cut

punct

to sting, pierce

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