LCPS Grade 9 Vocabulary List 3

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alter-
other
ced-/cess-
yield, go
demo-
people
ego-
self
min-
small
miss-/mit(t)
to send
pon-/pos-/posit-
put
port-
carry, door, port
temp/-termpor-
time
alternate
to change back and forth between conditions, states, actions, etc.
alter ego
another aspect of one's self
recede
to go or move away; retreat;withdraw
intercede
to act or interpose in behalf of someone in difficulty or trouble
concession
yielding, as a right, a privelege, or a point or fact
demography
the science of vital and social statistics as of the births, deaths, diseases, marriages, etc. of populations.
egotist
a conceited, boastful person
egomania
psychologically abnormal egotism
miniscule
very small
minute
prepared in a very short time
transmission
the act or process of transmitting (sending)
submission
the act or instance of submitting
correspond
to be in agreement or conformity
composition
the act of combining parts or elements to form a whole
transport
to carry, move, or convey from one place to another
portage
the act of carrying;carriage
temporize
to be indecisive or evasive to gain time or delay acting
contemporary
existing, ocurring, or living at the same time.
de-
down, away, off
di-/dif-/dis-
apart, different
ex-
out of, from, former
-cracy
governed by
-crat
ruler
descend
to go or pass from a higher to a lower place; move or come down
deject
to depress the spirits of; dispirit; dishearten
decline
to express courteous refusal; refuse
dissent
to differ in sentiment or opinion. especially from the majority; withhold assent; disagree
disengage
to release from attachment or connection;loosen;unfasten
discord
lack of concord or harmony between persons or things
exhume
to dig (something buried, especially a dead body) out of the earth.
exhale
to emit breath or vapor;breath out
exodus
a going out; a departure or emigration; usually of a large number of people
democracy
a government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people
meritocracy
an elite group of people whose progress is based on ability and talent rather than on class priveledge or wealth
democrat
an advocate of democracy
autocrat
an absolute ruler, especially a monarch who holds and exercises the powers of government as by inherent right.