Vocab. Test Practice 7-15.

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This is practice for Finals for First Semester. VTCTA

-scrib-,-scrip-

to write

Conscription

compulsory enrollment; especially for the armed forges; draft

Describe

to give an account of in speech or writing

Inscription

the act or an instance of inscribing such as a coin, a monument; a short, signed message in a book

Manuscript

a book, document; or other composition written by hand; a piece of writing prior to print

Prescription

a written order for medication or care given by a physician

Scribble

to write hurriedly without heed to legibility

Scribe

a professional copyist of manuscripts

Script

a style of writing in cursive; handwriting

Scrivener

a professional copyist of manuscripts, someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts

Subscribe

mark with one's signature

Transcribe

to make a full written or typewritten copy

Transcript

a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record) something transcribed, especially a written, typewritten, or printed copy

-nom-,-nym-

write

Anonymous

having an unkown or unacknowledged name; something that's origin is not know

Antonym

a word having a meaning that is opposite to that of another word

Cognomen

a family name; a surname

Denomination

a large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name

Misnomer

an error in naming a person or place

Namesake

one that is named after another

Nom de plume

a pen name; a name other that your given name that you use to author something

Nomenclature

a system of name used in an art or a science; the procedure of assigning names to kinds of things in a group

Nominate

to propose by name as a candidate; especially for election to some post

Pseudonym

a fictitious name assumed by an author; a pen name

Renown

the quality of being widely honored and acclaimed; fame

Surname

a name shared in common to identify the members of a family

Synonym

a word having a similar or same meaning as another word

-mitt-,-miss-

to send

Admit

to allow entrance

Commissary

a type of grocery store; a gathering place to eat

Commitment

an agreement or obligation

Committee

a collective group working together toward a common goal

Intermittent

ceasing for a time then resuming

Message

communication either written or verbal

Missile

projectile object; weapon

Missionary

person sent to spread the word of some ideal

Missive

one who is sent, a messenger; word went by letter

Permission

authorization to go forth with some endeavor

Remittance

a payment for something sent to another

Smitten

hit hard or affected greatly by something; overwhelming feelings of affection toward someone

Submissive

obedient

-chron-,-temp-

time

Anachronism

something that is out of proper chronological order

Chronic

lasting for a prolonged time period

Chronicle

to make a detailed narrative record of events

Chronology

arrangement in order of time or occurrence

Chronometer

an exceptionally precise timepiece

Contemporary

belonging to the same age or time period

Extemporaneous

carried out with little practice or preparation ahead of time

Synchronize

to occur simultaneously in time

Temper

to strengthen through experience or hardship; process to strengthen glass through heating

Tempest

a violent wind storm; a showing of great anger

-terra-,-geo-

Earth

Extraterrestrial

orginating, located or occurring outside earth or it's atmosphere

Geocentric

relating to, measured from, or with respect to the center of earth

Geodesic

relating to the geometry of geodesics...the geolgic science of the size and shape of the earth

Geography

the study of the earth and its features

Internment

the act or ritual of burying; placing in the earth for burial

Mediterranean

(still capitalized) reference to any large body of water that is surrounded completely or almos completely by dry land; proper noun the Mediterranean is a region of the word and also a sea

Subterranean

situated or operating beneath the earth's surface; underground

Terra firma

solid ground; dry land

Terrace

a flat, narrow stretch of ground, often having a steep slpe facing a river, lake or sea

Terrain

an area of land; ground

Territory

an area of land; a region

-ject-

throw

Conjecture

inference of judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork

Deject

to lower the spirits of

Interjection

; putting a liquid substance (medicine) into the body throught the use of a needle and syringe

Interjection

a sudden, short utterance

Jet

a high-velocity fluid stream forced under pressure out of a small-diameter opening or nozzle something emitted at high velocity

Jetsam

cargo or equipment thrown overboard to lighten the load something discarded; odds and ends

Project

to thrust outward or forward

Rejection

the act of rejection or the state of being rejected; turned away, shunned

Subject

to submit for consideration; to submit to authority; to expose to something

Trajectory

the path of a projectile or other moving body through space a chosen path

-carn-,-corp-

body

Carnage

slaughter or massacre in battle

Carnation

a flower with ruffled edges or a pale pink color

Carnelian

a reddish stone used in jewelry making

Carnival

revelry or festival; merrymaking

Carnivore

flesh eating animal

Corporal

of the human body; physical to the body

Corpse

a dead body

Corpulent

portly; stout; fat

Corpuscle

a mall cell such as a blood cell

Corsage

small boquet worn by a woman

Esprit de corps

unity among a group

Incorporate

to unite with something

Reincarnation

rebirth of the soul into a new body

-ped-,-pod-

foot

Biped

two footed animal

Centipede

a worm-like anthropod with 100 legs

Decapod

any crustacean having five pairs of legs

Impediment

any physical defect that obstructs or hinders

Pedagogue

an educator or teacher

Pedal

a foot operated lever

Pedestal

supporting piece for a vase, statue or column

Pedestrian

one who walks or travels on foot; or lacking creativity, imagination, or vitality

Pediatrician

physician who specializes in the care of children and babies

Pediatrics

branch of medicine that cares for children

Pedicure

cosmetic care for the feet

Pedigree

an ancestral line of descent

Pedometer

an instrument that measures walking distances

Podiatrist

doctor who specializes in the care and health of feet

Podiatry

branch of medicine devoted to the care of feet

Podium

stand for holding notes for a person making a speech or other public talk

Quadruped

a four-footed animal

Tripod

a three legged stand

-manu-

hand

Emancipate

to release from bondage

Manacle

a shackle for the hand; handcuffs

Manage

to direct the affairs or interests

Mandate

an authoritative command or order

Mandatory

authoritatively ordered; obigatory; required

Maneuver

a planned tatical movement

Manicure

care of the hand and nails, to apply treatment to the hands and nails for cosmetic purposes

Manifest

to make clear, obvious or evident, a document inventory for shipments

Manipulate

to move or operate by the hands, to slyly encourage someone; to be sneaky for ones own gain from another

Manner

a way in which something occurs

Manual

hard work involve the hands and great effort

Manufacture

making of goods and products

Manure

animal waste used as fertilizer for lawns and plants

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