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GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin & Greek Roots - Unit 12 - Applying the Meanings

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rapacious
A _________ group of colonists seized all the land for themselves, leaving none for the people that arrived later.
rapt
As a program on birds played across the screen, the kittens sat ________ in front of the television.
surreptitious
With a ___________ motion of his hand, the magician hid the coin in the scarf.
perceptible
The wink that Kevin gave Laurel was so fast it was barely ___________.
susceptible
Ben felt that if he were too open-minded, he would be __________ to harmful ideas, so he lived in isolation.
precepts
One of the main ________ of the religion is kindness to other living creatures.
voracious
The ________ locusts left a path of ruined crops a mile long.
omnivorous
My two brothers are strict vegetarians, but I consider myself ___________.
herbivorous
Early American pioneers found lots of grazing land for their _____________ animals.
decadent
The billionaire's spoiled children wasted millions of dollars on _________ parties.
cadence
The beautiful __________ of Jeff's voice as he read lulled us to sleep.
casualty
Grandmother signed that politeness was just one more ________ of a world that couldn't slow down.
rapt
The babies stared in _______ wonder at the fireworks spreading in the night sky.
rapacious
An eagle's _________ hunger will rarely be satisfied by one or two small field mice.
perceptible
With envy ___________ to everyone in the room, Judy admired Olga's dress.
surreptitious
Bo left the house is a _____________ fashion, climbing out the window in the dark.
precepts
Members were asked to observe the general _________ of the organization.
herbivorous
My pet hamster is ____________, so she gets plenty of lettuce and carrots to eat.
casualty
Janet's horse is a __________ of the race, having broken its leg trying to jump a very high hurdle.
decadent
Victor's experience int he luxurious hotels and restaurants of Las Vegas led him to believe it was a very ________ city.
voracious
Like an ________ animal, the tornado consumed everything in its path.
omnivorous
When my father decided to be a vegetarian, he had to renounce his __________ eating habits.
susceptible
Frank is _________ to every new idea that comes along, so he can't stick to anything.
cadence
To write song lyrics, you must follow the ________ of the musical script.