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GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin & Greek Roots - Unit 19 - Applying the Meanings

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matron
A __________ in colonial America would have been constantly busy with home and children.
maternal
Even as a child, Bess was _______ towards the other students in her class.
matriculate
Darnell is going to take a year off before he __________ at the business school.
patronized
The Sidlowskis no longer ___________ the deli.
patronize
The college professor tried not to _________ the high school students.
paternal
Toby began to feel ________ towards the abandoned young boy.
patricide
The prince was so jealous of his father that he contemplated __________ in order to take over the throne.
expatriate
Gertrude was an _________ who abandoned America for France.
filial
Carl admitted that he felt more ______ affection for his stepfather than for his father.
affiliate
The small business became an ________ of a much larger corporation in New York.
progenitor
The __________ of the Louis family in America was a fur merchant named Jacques.
progeny
At family reunions, the couples always posed for a photograph with their numerous _______.
genealogy
After discovering an old picture of his great uncle, Phillip became interested in the _________ of his family.
matron
However the ________ dressed, she always looked younger than her years.
genealogy
I wish my _________ were full of interesting characters, but most of my ancestors were simple farmers.
maternal
Greta never stopped feeling ________ towards her children, even when they were all grown up.
matriculate
Right after high school, James tried to _________ into a program for weak readers.
affiliate
Michael was shocked when his longtime ________ was arrested for being a career bank robber.
patronizing
No one enjoys having a friend who is always _________, even if such condescension is not intentional.
progeny
The stable was full of the ________ of the blue ribbon winner, and several generations lived together.
expatriates
Sometimes Arthur and his family considered becoming _______ because they hated the political system in their own country.
paternal
Adult male bears feel little _________ instinct, and they will even attack their own offspring.
filial
The _______ bond between Mort and his parents was made clear when he thanked them in his wedding speech.
patricide
Although Sue sometimes hated her father, she would never have considered _________.
progenitor
A ____________ of Benjamin Franklin must have had an inventive spirit, since Franklin himself was so creative.