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Vocabulary from Classical Roots (B) Chapters 13 & 14

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PRO
before, for
Procrastinate
v. to put off doing something; to delay needlessly
Prodigal
adj. recklessly wasteful; extravagant; profuse; lavish
n. a spendthrift
Prodigy
n. a person with exceptional talent or powers
Profane
adj. showing disrespect toward God or sacred things; nonreligious in subject, form, or use
v. to treat with irreverence
Profuse
adj. plentiful, prodigal, overflowing; giving abundantly (usually used with in)
JOCUS
joke
Jeopardy
n. danger; peril
Jocular
adj. joking; avoiding seriousness
SUAVIS
delightful
Assuage
tr. v. to soothel to make less severe; to satisfy
Suave
adj. smooth in social manner
FESTUS
festive
Festoon
n. a decorative chain of flowers, leaves, or ribbons hung in a curve
v. to decorate with hanging ornaments
Fete
n. a party or festival, especially one held outside
v. to give a party in someone's honor
DOLEO, DOLERE, DOLUI, DOLITUM
to grieve
Condole
intr. v. to express sympathy (used with with)
Doleful
adj. mournful; sad
IRA
anger
Irascible
adj. irritable; hot tempered
Irate
adj. angry; enraged
Ire
n. anger, rage
VOLO, VELLE, VOLUI
to wish
Malevolent
adj. wishing harm to others; malicious
Volition
n. a conscious choice; use of one's will to make a decision
ZELOS
zeal
Zeal
n. passionate devotion to a cause; ardor
Zealot
n. a zealous person; a fanatic