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21 terms

vocabular lesson 5

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Basis
pedestal, base
bas-relief
sculpture whose ornament or figures are somewhat raised above the background
pendo, pendere, pependi
to cause to hang down, to weigh
debase
to degrade
clivus
slope
declivity
a downward slope
procllivity
a natural inclination or tendency
levis
light(in weight)
leaven
fermented dough or a lightening or enlivening influence
legerdemain
sleight of hand; magic tricks
leverage
the action of a lever that raises or lifts
leviate
to rise or float or cause to rise
levity
lightness in speech or behaviour, lack of seriousness
penchant
a strong inclination or liking
ponderous
extremely heavy; awkward; dull
imponderable
unable to be assessed or measured precisely
preponderant
superior in number, force, power or importance.
scala
steps, stairs, ladder
scando, scandere, scansum
to climb
echelon
a step like formation of troops, ships or aircraft; a level of command or authority
transcendent
going beyond the limits of the ordinary experience