Latin and Greek Roots Units 4-6

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I hate English.

Somn

Sleep

Lang

To be weak, be faint

Vigil

Watchful

Quies

To rest

Fest, fet

Festive

Bacch

From the name of the Roman god of wine and celebration Bacchus

Plaint (root)

To lament

Eleg

Song of lament

Pecc

To sin, to be flawed

Pej, pair

Worse

Neg

To deny, to neglect

Impeccable (antonym)

Flawed

Impair (antonym)

Fix

Malign (antonym)

Praise

Negligent (antonym)

Careful, attentive

Plaintive (antonym)

Joyful

Acquiesce (antonym)

Resist

Somnolent (antonym)

Alert

Negligible (antonym)

Significant

Languid (antonym)

Active

Malign

To speak of maliciously; insult

Pejorative

Negative and critical; insulting

Elegy

Song or poem memorializing something or someone

Sopor

Sleep; drowsiness

Malaise

Sense of unease; depression

Negate

To cancel the effect of; nullify

Jocular

Characterized by joking

Languish

To waste away

Malinger

To pretend to be sick in order to avoid something

Pecadillo

A small sin or fault

Festoon

To drape or adorn festively

Peccant

Violating a moral flaw; sinful

Plaint

A lament or complaint

Bacchanal

Drunken party or celebration

Requiem

Song or religious service for the lost or dead

Vigilant

On the alert; watchful

Languor

Lack of physical or mental energy

Bacchic

Of or related to a wild celebration

Elegiac

Mourning that which is lost or past; sorrowful

Soporific

Causing sleep or fatigue

Vigilante

Someone who takes law enforcement into his or her own hands

Quittance

Repayment; compensation

Negligent

Not properly attentive

Impeccable

Having no flaws

Jocose

Cheerful; merry

Fete

To honor with a banquet or feast

Pejorative

Negative and critical; insulting

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