Mr. B's Latin Roots Semester 1 Final

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Semester 1 - Final

-foli-

Meaning - "Leaf"

bifoliate

having two leaves

folic acid

a vitamin contained in leafy green vegetables

portfolio

a case for carrying loose papers

foliage

The leaves of trees and other plants

exfoliate

To strip of leaves

folio

pages of a manuscript

foil

a thin sheet of metal

trefoil

plant with three leaves

defoliant

a chemical that is sprayed on plants and causes their leaves to fall off

unifoliate

having a single leaf

-mal-

Meaning "bad" or "wrong"

malevolent

having bad feelings toward someone or something; spite, hatred

malapropism

humorous misuse of a word

malicious

desiring harm to someone or something else

malodorous

having a bad smell

malady

bad health; illness; sickness

malaria

bad air; a disease usually spread by infected mosquitoes

malediction

evil speech; curse

malefactor

one who does wrong; a villain

malignant

harmful; something bad enough that it could result in death when related to cancer

malpractice

failure of professional duty or professional misconduct

-miss- -mitt-

Meaning "to send"

commissioner

a person sent to meet with others to plan and make official decisions.

smite

to send a sharp blow; to strike

transmit

to send on, pass along, send out

admissible

1.that can be properly accepted or allowed admissible evidence

missive

a message sent through the mail

submissive

willing to obey orders; yielding; timid

permit

to allow; to authorize

missionary

a person sent for a special task, usually religious

missile

a rocket or weapon sent through the air

remittance

the act of sending back money to pay

-chron- -temp-

Having to do with time

anachronism

something or someone existing outside of its proper time

chronicles

a historical account of events of a particular time

chronic

continuing for a long time

chronometer

a timepiece; a watch; a clock

temporary

lasting for a short time

extemporaneous

Done with little or no preparation

contemporary

living or happening at the same time

tempo

time in music; rate of speed at which a piece of music moves

synchronize

to cause to happen at the same time

tempest

a violent storm lasting for a short period of time

-manu-

Meaning "hand"

manufacture

To make something, especially on a large scale using machinery.

manual

done by hand

manuscript

a handwritten or typed piece of writing, such as a book

manicure

a treatment for the hands and nails

manacle

handcuffs

manager

One who handles business affairs

manipulate

to operate using the hands, especially in a skillful way

maneuver

a planned movement; a skillful plan; a scheme; to perform or carry out such a planned movement

mandate

a command; an order

emancipate

to set free, liberate

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