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29 terms

classical roots book b lesson 11

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ad hoc
for a specific purpose or situation
admonish
1. to scold gently but firmly
2. to caution; to warn
assimilate
1. to take in and make part if the body; to digest
2. to cause or become similar or part of a whole
olfactory
pertaining to the sense of smell
redolent
1. smelling strongly
2. full of memories
resonate
to produce or show sound vibrations; to echo or resound
sonic
pertaining to sound waves or audible sounds
advocate
1.to speak in favor of something to recommend
2. a person who argues, supports or defends a cause
evoke
1. to summon or call forth; to inspire
2. to produce a reaction or response
provocative
exciting; stimulating
vociferous
making an outcry; characterized by loudness, especially in protest
accredit
give credit for
acquiesce
to agree or express agreement
ad lib
without advance preparation
ad nauseam
to a sickening extent
adverse
in an opposing direction
advocate
a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
aggression
violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
alleviate
provide physical relief, as from pain
alliterate
use alliteration as a form of poetry
annul
annul by recalling or rescinding
array
an arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics
assonance
the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words
dissonance
disagreeable sounds
avocation
an auxiliary activity
convocation
a group gathered in response to a summons
equivocal
open to two or more interpretations
evocative
serving to bring to mind
invoke
request earnestly (something from somebody)