Vocabulary from Classical Roots - Book B - Lessons 11 & 12
|assent|| (v.) To consent; to express agreement (used with to).|
(n.) Agreement; consent.
|dissent|| (v.) To have or express a different opinion.|
|presentiment||(n.) A sense of something about to happen.|
|sensuous||(adj.) Appealing to the senses, especially aesthetically.|
|sentinel||(n.) A sentry; one who keeps watch.|
|contiguous||(adj.) Adjoining; sharing a boundary.|
|tangible|| (adj.) 1. Perceptible by sense of touch.|
2. Clear and definite; real; concrete.
|tactile||(adj.) Pertaining to or using the sense of touch; tangible.|
|tangent|| (adj.) 1. Touching.|
2. Irrelevant; off the subject.
(n.) 1. A straight line that touches the outside of a curve but does not cross it.
2. A sudden change of direction; "to go off on a __________."
|ad hoc||(adj) For a specific purpose or situation|
|admonish||(v) 1. To scold gently but firmly, 2. To caution; to warn|
|assimilate||(v) 1. To take in and make a part of the body; to digest, 2. To cause to become similar or part of a whole.|
|olfactory||(adj) Pertaining to the sense of smell.|
|redolent||(adj) 1.Smelling strongly. 2. Full of memories.|
|resonate||(v) To produce or show sound vibrations; to echo or resound.|
|sonic||(adj) Pertaining to sound waves or audible sounds.|
|advocate|| (tr. v) To speak in favor of something; to recommend,|
(n) A person who argues, supports, or defends a cause.
|evoke|| (tr. v) 1. To summon or call forth, to inspire. |
2. To produce a reaction or response.
|provocative||(adj) Exciting; stimulating.|
|vociferous||(adj) Making an outcry; characterized by loudness, especially in protest.|