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Latin Roots 8

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SECUT SEQU
to follow
consequence
(noun) a result or effect of an action or condition
execute
(verb) carry out or put into effect
inconsequential
(adj) not important or significant
non sequitur
(noun)
a conclusion or statement that does not logically follow from the previous argument or statement
persecute
(noun) subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment, esp. because of their race or political or religious beliefs
prosecute
(verb) institute legal proceedings against (a person or organization
sequel
(noun) something that takes place after or as a result of an earlier event
sequence
(noun) a particular order in which related events, movements, or things follow each other
sequential
(adj) forming or following in a logical order or sequence
CUR CURR CURS
to run
concur
(verb) be of the same opinion
concurrent
(adj) existing, happening, or done at the same time
cursory
(adj) hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed
discursive
(adj) digressing from subject to subject
excursion
(noun) a short journey or trip, esp. one engaged in as a leisure activity
incur
(verb) become subject to (something unwelcome or unpleasant) as a result of one's own behavior or actions
incursion
(noun) an invasion or attack, esp. a sudden or brief one
precursor
(noun) a person or thing that comes before another of the same kind; a forerunner
recur
(verb) occur again, periodically, or repeatedly
GRESS GRAD
to move
egress
(noun) the action of going out of or leaving a place
gradation
(noun) a scale or a series of successive changes, stages, or degrees
progressive
(adj) happening or developing gradually or in stages; proceeding step by step
regressive
(adj) becoming less advanced; returning to a former or less developed state
retrograde
(adj) directed or moving backward
transgress
(verb) infringe or go beyond the bounds of
PED
put
biped
(noun) an animal that uses two legs for walking
expedite
(verb) make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly
impede
(verb) delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them; hinder
impediment
(noun) a hindrance or obstruction in doing something
pedestrian
(adj) lacking inspiration or excitement; dull