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19 terms

8th Grade Roots 11

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Caro, Carnis
LATIN "flesh"
carnage
- n. the killing of many people; massacre (sometimes used metaphorically)
carrion
- n. dead and decaying flesh;
adj. pertaining to dead flesh.
incarnate
- adj. embodied in human form
COLLUM
<L. "neck"
accolade
- n. any honor, award, or expression of approval;
a ceremonial tap on the shoulder (dub) with the flat side of a sword
décolletage
- n. a low neckline on a garment or a garment with a low neckline
CORPUS, CORPORIS
<L. "body"
corporal
adj. relating to or having an effect on the human body
corporeal
adj. characteristic of or resembling the physical body; having material substance; able to be seen
corps
n. a military organization of officers or of officers and enlistees; an army unit; a group of people having purpose and direction in common
corpulent
- adj. excessively bulky; fat
corpus
n. a body or collection of writings; a structure of special character in an animal body
COR, CORDIS
<L. "heart"
accord
n. harmony ; agreement
v. to grant or bestow upon;
v. to agree
cordial
adj. hearty; warm; sincere
stimulating
concordance
n. a state of agreement; harmony
an alphabetical index of all the words in a text or corpus of texts, showing every occurrence of a word
OS, OSSIS
<L. "bone"
ossify
v. to turn into bone; to become bony
to become rigid (in behavior, habits, or beliefs)